Jazmyne Courtnii Byrd 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 Central State University graduating in 2009 with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. She relocated to the Washington, DC area in 2009 post graduation where she currently resides. She is a contributing writer for several Magazines including Kingdom Voices, Boss-EMag, Exude, Beautifully Said and Queen Size Magazine in the fields of Entertainment and Plus Size Fashion.
2012 was major turning point in her life in addition to writing she joined the team of CurvesRockWeekend who put on the first “Plus Size Fashion Show” in the DMV she served as the Marketing Coordinator. She starred in CRW “Vagina Monologues” in February 2012. Also in 2012 she became the Associate Editor of Ice Media Network were she oversees the contributing writing staff and works closely with the creative team to acquire talent for the magazine. A strong believer in giving back she has volunteered with Capital Cause literacy campaign and Study Sparks as a volunteer Tudor. An occasional Model she uses her Plus Size Figure to encourage and uplift Plus Size women everywhere by.She is an Active Member of NCNW of Prince Georges County. She joined the “Ntuned Show” radio show on BlogTalkRadio as the “Entertainment and Sports Guru”. She has two of her own segments entitled “Divah’s got the J” and “The Locker Room with Divah Jand Altidude”. She is currently in the process of obtaining her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology at Howard University.