Born and raised in Brooklyn, East New York by a Haitian single Mother, Jewel cadet is an internationally renowned educator most recognized for leading challenging conversations on race, gender, healing & Accountability.
She is an unapologetic Black Queer abolitionist and freedom fighting Femme for Black lives. A Social Justice Organizer for the rights of Black women, girls, femmes and for the transgender and gender non-conforming community. She owns an event planning business, Jewel The Gem Productions, that hosts her own talk show and produces community spaces that center Black joy, restoration and healing. She has been recognized from BET to NYU for her dynamic work. As a multi-awarded speaker and educator, Jewel’s life’s mission is to amplify the voices of those who are silenced and support them on their journey to resilience.