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PRONUNCIATION The phonetic pronunciation of my first name is actually quite simple. “Jung” like “jungle” | “mi” like “me” | “wha” like “wah” = Jungmiwha. The meaning and origin, you ask? CLICK HERE Hello everyone and thank you for stopping by! Even if you may have accidentally stumbled upon my page, welcome. This site contains some of my current academic, professional, and …

New Yorker “Spring Blossoms” Cover Painting by Kadir Nelson

February 18, 2019 | New York, NY – Check out the new cover for The New Yorker by Kadir Nelson SPRING BLOSSOMS, an ode to the beauty of springtime flowers, the opera, and an elegant young woman. This beautiful opera attendee commands the attention of theatre goers with her sophisticated hairstyle, classy cocktail dress, and refined butterfly opera glasses. …

Congratulations to My Oldest Nephew Caleb – You Did It!

December 15, 2017 | Athens, Georgia – You did it Caleb!!! I wouldn’t miss this for the world. To think, it was only yesterday when my nephew was still a little boy and made it to my college graduation! #proudauntie #UGA17 #biologygraduate #futuredoctor #onlyreasoniminthesouth ❤️ ❤️ Next step — helping Caleb with his applications to get him into the medical school of his dreams. He’ll …

Uthando Foundation Township Tour in Cape Town, South Africa

July 20, 2017 | Cape Town, South Africa – The biggest, heartfelt THANK YOU to the Uthando Foundation and the many organizations and families for hosting my friends and I on a remarkable journey throughout several townships in Cape Town this week. We visited community centers focusing on sustainable development and urban farming; participated in a …

Check Out EBONY Magazine’s (February 2017) “Black Gothic” Cover and My Interior Photos

Chicago, IL | February 2017 – If you haven’t done so already, be sure to check out this month’s issue of EBONY Magazine, “Yes, We Still Can”, which features Kadir Nelson’s original painting, “Black Gothic”, on the cover, and my process photos documenting the creation of the painting in the interior, “Making of the Cover” page …