Public speaker and activist Briona Jenkins
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Given the title “The love child of Oprah, Beyoncé and Michelle Obama,” Briona Jenkins is a Black, queer, female public speaker and activist. In 2019 she launched her podcast, “The Tea with Bri.” In 2020 she started her own company, Briona Jenkins Consulting. She has served on four boards here in Austin, has appeared on panels and stages all across town and on Dec. 4, 2019, she won the Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce Rising Star Award. She’s also the subject of a documentary entitled Uncomfortable Spaces that will be released at the end of 2020. Visit brionajenkins.com or @brionajenkins on Instagram for more. Jenkins is featured as part of a photography series matching anonymous sponsors for Black-owned businesses and individuals in Austin. Taylor Prinsen is trying to make a tangible difference and elevate Black voices by doing what she does best—photography. To sponsor a shoot, contact Prinsen at firstname.lastname@example.org.