Louisiana-born and Portland based, Jae Nichelle is a powerful poetry slam champion who began competing in poetry slams at 15 years old. Her spoken word poems have been featured by Write About Now, Speak Up Poetry Series, and Button Poetry. Additionally, her viral piece about anxiety titled “Friends With Benefits” has amassed millions of views online and counting. Jae’s performance style has been called mesmerizing and raw as she captivates audiences around the globe with her voice. Find her work at jaenichelle.com.