Jade Jemison is a young writer originally from Missouri, currently residing in Florida with her small family. She founded the black writing sorority Octa Toni Mor in 2021 and is getting her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of South Florida. She previously wrote under her initials: J.B. Jemison. Her nonfiction writings span the turbulent experiences of a black foster child growing up in a religious Midwestern home to her thoughts, and interactions, on racism, family, mental health, and shame. Her fiction explores romance, fantasy, and speculative fiction topics on unity, fear, and redemption.