Hey, how are you?
I’m good; thanks for asking.
My name? It’s Jamilah.
Yeah, I’m the creator of Simply Jamilah (the blog, podcast, and brown & blue themed Instagram account). After eighteen years of a lot of negativity and being hidden from the world, I am now in my early 20s and learning how to live. With learning how to live comes learning how to adult and discovering different things about yourself, the good and the bad. For example, the best friendships I have are with people who are older than me.
What do I like to do for fun? Oh, that’s a good question. Well, since I talk too much, I started a podcast, and that’s been fun. I also started a small Etsy shop, and (slowly) creating for that fills me with so much joy. Also, playing on my Switch Lite and accidently binging shows on Netflix (I’m looking at you Bridgerton) is incredibly fun for me. Right now, I’m trying to get into the world of Steam; low key trying to become a video gamer.
Oh, you need to know how to say my name? It’s juh-mee-luh. Personally, I don’t think it’s that hard to say, but for some reason, tons of people struggle with it; it’s actually the reason I got rejected from an internship.
I appreciate you asking what it means; most people just google it. To keep a long explanation short, it is Arabic for “beautiful,” so really, this blog is called “Simply Beautiful,” which is why I named it Simply Jamilah. Since this blog is a place for me to write and document my journey with life and learning to embrace myself, I thought Simply Beautiful was a good name for it; I believe learning and growing are such beautiful accomplishments.
Well, it was fun chatting with you for a bit. I have to go now. Tostitos chips and queso are calling my name, but if you want to get to know more about me, you can watch this quick video: