Dr. Jacqueline Cleggett (born 9 August 1962) is a doctor from Mississippi, United States. She was the doctor of pain management and pediatrician before her license revoked. She was also an investigator and investigating the running pill mill. Her character appears in the web series named “The Pharmacist”, which is published on Netflix.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Education
Jacqueline was born as Jacqueline Cleggett Lucas on Thursday, August 9, 1962, in Mississippi City in the United States. Her father “George Cleggett” was a businessman and her mom “Nadine Cleggett” was a homemaker. She has a younger brother in her family named “Seno Cleggett”.
She joined “Morehouse School of Medicine” to start her medical studies. Because she is interested in the medical field from childhood.
After completing her medical studies, she started taking knowledge of Pediatrics and medicine from the LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans.
She certified her degree in Pediatrics from the American Academy of Pain Medicine. Then she did a few years of internship and became a pediatrician doctor.
Personal Life, Husband & Children
Jacqueline Cleggett got married to her husband “David Howard Present” in the year 1990. David worked as an emergency room physician.
She is the mother of three children named “Kelli Lucas”, “Erica Lucas”, and “Marlon Lucas”. After the birth of the children, the relationship between the partners was deteriorated.
She divorced her husband after troubled by quarrels. After the divorce, she got custody of her all three children. She focused on her career and started living with her kids.
After some time, she used to prescribed medicine in wrong to earn money. It all looks great to her, but she had no idea that she was going to be in a lot of trouble.
Cleggett’s Medical Career & Arrest
After completing her medical studies, she used to do a job at Gulf South Medical Consultants. She did the best treatment of the injured patient by providing soft tissue examination. After some time she opened her private clinic in New Orleans.
After that, She started taking the wrong advantage of being her doctor and prescribing the wrong medicine to the people to earn money but all this did not last long.
In 2002, Police investigated and found her to distributing medicine like Vicodin, methadone, OxyContin illegally. The police arrested her and charged her the fine of $1 million with 20 years of prison in July 2007.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Dr. Jacqueline Cleggett
|Real Full Birth Name||Jacqueline Cleggett Lucas.|
|Nickname||Dr. Jacqueline Cleggett.|
|Famous as||A member of Twice.|
|Age (As of 2019)||57 years old.|
|Date of Birth||August 9, 1962.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Mississippi, United States.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Current Location||East Baton Rouge.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 6".
Centimeters: 167 cm.
Meters: 1.67 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 55 Kg.
Pounds: 121 lbs.
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Parents||Father: George Cleggett.
Mother: Nadine Cleggett.
|Siblings||Brother: Seno Cleggett.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Husband||David Howard Present (1990-2001).|
|Kids||Kelli Lucas, Erica Lucas, and Marlon Lucas.|
|Highest Qualification||Medical Degree.|
|School||Morehouse School of Medicine.|
|Alma Mater||LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans.|
Dr. Jacqueline Cleggett and Dan Schneider in “The Pharmacist”
The Pharmacist is a web series on Netflix, published on 05 February 2020. The series tells the story of Dr. Jacqueline and the pharmacist Dan Schneider.
Dan is a pharmacist who sells the medicines on behalf of the prescriptions of doctors. Patients were come to his shop to purchase the medicine with the prescribed slip of Dr. Cleggett.
Patients demand the heavy dose of medicine from him and he gave them the medicine because the patients have the signed slip of Dr. Jacqueline. One day he felt strange when a boy of young age came to his pharmacy and demanding heavy medicine.
Then he said the police to investigate against the Doctor and the police found Cleggett criminal and arrest her. All the entire story from the beginning will be shown in the Netflix series.
- In 2006, Cleggett’s left part of the body was paralyzed in a car accident.
- In 2020, she lives in East Baton Rouge.
- When she was prescribing a heavy dose of medicine to earn money, she used to work in the office till 2:00 am.
- Dan Schneider got her arrested because he did not want anyone else’s life to be as bad as his son.
- Doctor Jacqueline Cleggett mainly prescribed OxyContin medicine.
- The woman with a higher degree lost everything because of the greed for money.