Jazmyne Courtnii Byrd is an awarding winning journalist who was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She attended Woodward High School where she graduated in 2004. She went on to further her education at the only public HBCU in Ohio; Central State University where she graduated in 2009 with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. She relocated to the Washington, DC area in 2009 post-graduation where she worked for the Department of Social Services in Maryland in the Job Readiness Program. She found her career calling in Journalism in 2010 and began writing as contributing writer for several Magazines including Kingdom Voices, Boss-E Mag, Exude, Beautifully Said and Queen Size Magazine in the fields of Entertainment and Plus Size Fashion.