Name & Pronouns: TyJae (they/he)
Favorite Writer: Overall, Toni Morrison. She exercises an ideal fusion of socio-historical commentary, spirituality, and imagery that is both critical and transformative. As of late, Gerald Horne, an Africana studies professor. He utilizes a varied historical knowledge to illuminate the bearing of colonial and imperial practice on modern social, economic and political events.
Hidden talent: Singing! I enjoy singing and have since childhood—I grew up around a lot of music.
Bio: TyJae is a Baltimore native with familial roots in Virginia and the Carolinas. Among others, their interests include de-stigmatization of same gender-loving intimacy, social determinants of health and healthcare access for those of queer or trans identity.