Jay Jay French is an American guitarist, manager, record producer and founding member of the heavy metal band Twisted Sister. Twisted Sister was an American heavy metal band, which also ranked No. 73 in VH1’s 100 greatest artists of hard rock. In 1996, French’s daughter Samantha was diagnosed at age 6 with Uveitis, a condition of the eye. In 2010, to raise money and awareness, French created The Pinkburst Project. The project collected 14 pink custom-made guitars crafted by brands that included Fender, Gibson, Gretsch and Martin.