Meet the Squad
The Divah Filez was created to give HBCU Students an outlet to express there favorite subjects and topics. This team runs the show. Students write each story and conduct every interview. No company is complete without the successful team that is behind it. That's why at the Divah Filez we have "Le Creme' de le Creme'" of writing staff behind every story. These HBCU Students were carefully selected from a pool of applicants from HBCU's around the country. If you are interested in being a writer email your resume, a cover letter & a writing sample to email@example.com.
Creator & Founder
Jazmyne Byrd is an award winning journalist and writer for several successful online and print publications including Sister 2 Sister and The Hype Magazine. Jazz created this opportunity for HBCU Students to build efficient and professional writing portfolios. She's a Central State University C/O 2009 Graduate with a B.A in Psychology and Communications.
Meet our Teams!
Editor-in-cheif hottrax & the buzz
Deszane’ Flowers is a recent graduate with a BS in Political Science. She is currently attending Pepperdine Law School perusing her Master's in Legal Studies. She hopes to become a paralegal after graduation, working at a corporate law firm.
Nyle Young also know as Nyle Boogie is originally from the 757! She graduated from Virginia Union University in 2018 with her Bachelors in Mass Communications/Broadcast Journalism. Currently, Boogie has her own brand entitled “Oh Word” Nyle Boogie! A blog/vlog about everything sports, music, entertainment, and politics. She also has her own sports radio show called “4th Quarter Run Down” on www.cruzincradio.com. In the future, Boogie wants to become a NBA journalist/reporter. She also would like to become a General Manager or part owner of an NBA team as well.
Mattelyn H. Bond is a recent graduate of Elizabeth City State University with a B.A. Communication Studies. She plans to move to Charolette and live in the big city, while attending Graduate School at Regent University. In the next 5 years, she wants to have a job as a Sports Reporter or a Big Name Company such as FOX, CNN, or ESPN.
Che’mari Kent, often goes by Mari is from the 77(3)12 CHICAGO! She attends one of the Illustrious HBCU Alabama State University. She's majoring in Mass Communications with a minor in Radio/Television. She aspires to be one of the GREATEST entertainment reporters of her generation. To keep up with the princess, follow her social media handles!
Cierra Michelle Couch in currently one of our editors for Fashion Gawdz. She is a recent graduate of Kentucky State University where she obtained her Bachelors degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. She has a passion for Fashion and believes everyone should carry themselves with Style, Class, and lots of Sass. You can find her on her social media platforms if you need an MUA in your area, or simply want to get to her more!
Ariyana Griffin is the Co-Editor for the Fashion Gawdz department! She is a Junior at the Illustrious Clark Atlanta University, studying as a Sociology Major, Political Science Minor with dreams of becoming a lawyer. Yet, fashion is her passion and she wants to strut down the courthouse like it’s a runway OKAY!