Born and raised in Chicago, Jessica Disu, also known as FM Supreme, is a writer, poet, artist, activist, educator, community organizer and advocate for social justice, peace & nonviolence. FM Supreme uses language as a tool for positive change. She is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago and has studied public policy and global affairs in Singapore at Nanyang Technological University. FM Supreme is founder of Chicago International Youth Peace Movement, a peer to peer networking and advocacy group, co founder of The Peace Exchange youth leadership development program of Holy Family Ministries and is a part of the inaugural class of co- founding members of Black Youth Project 100 (BYP 100). Jessica Disu (FM Supreme) has traveled to over 16 countries sharing her art, music and vision for youth and young adult led peace movements in Europe, Southeast Asia and South Africa. FM Supreme has taught spoken word poetry and peace education workshops across the United States and in Leeds, England. In addition to her passion for the arts, community building and youth advocacy, Disu is a fervent public speaker and has been blessed with the privilege and opportunity to speak during opening plenaries at various international conferences including Facing Race (Race Forward), Black Male Re-Imagined I, II and III (Campaign for Black Male Achievement), and has served as a keynote speaker and performing artist for Music University, North Central College, St. Johns University, University of London – Birkbeck, Princeton University, University of West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago, University of Chicago and a host of other higher educational institutions across the U.S. FM Supreme has spoken and performed on panels with Andrew Young, Chuck D (Public Enemy), Russell Simmons, Nick Cannon and a host of others.
FM Supreme has featured in Chicago Tribune as a Remarkable Woman of Chicago. In 2016, Jessica’s interview segment with Megyn Kelly (FOX News) went viral after a national televised town-hall discussion about policing in the United States. FM Supreme has spoken and performed on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris – Perry show and on ABC 7 Chicago’s Windy City Live. Fusion featured Disu as a part of their 30 under 30 segment of women who they believed who would help influence the U.S Presidential election of 2016. For more details @FMSupreme