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April 4-6, 2025

Word of South

Jennifer Msumba

Musician, songwriter, author and award winning filmmaker Jennifer Msumba took the top prize in the 2020 Easterseals Disability challenge with her film The Fish Don’t Care When It Rains. Her ever- increasing tribe of 32k followers enjoy a steady diet of her vlogs and interviews on her YouTube channel, simply titled Jennifer Msumba. Her debut book, Shouting At Leaves, is a memoir which takes the reader through Jennifer’s turbulent life on the autism spectrum and the challenges and triumphs that come with it. Jennifer’s original music can be found on all streaming and downloading platforms. Her newest film, Like The Girls Who Wear Pink, which she wrote and directed, is already making a name for itself at film festivals this year. Jennifer is a member of American Mensa and a Sundance Institute fellow. She enjoys spending time with her dog, Lemonade, outdoor music festivals and fishing.