Jermayne has an expansive background as a writer. Academically and creatively gifted, she has a diverse scholarly background which began in Oberlin through an Oberlin College program and continued through secondary completion, which includes a family provisioned study tour in Europe.
Jermayne progressed to Bennett College where she began as a Mass Communications major and completed with a concentration in English.
After achieving her Bachelors degree from Bennett, Jermayne was contacted by and accepted to both the University of Pennsylvania and DePaul University for the Masters and doctoral programs.
Jermayne attended DePaul Universityand achieved
her Masters in an Urban Studies program with a concentration in English.