Jamile Kitnurse

Camp Umoja

Jamile Kitnurse is a native of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, and the cultural outreach Advisor for Camp Umoja, where the mission is to provide a location where the community can come together, commune, and be at peace with nature. He acted as a liaison for the Minority Scholars from Underrepresented Groups in Engineering Capacity in Disasters summer program, which mobilized underrepresented Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math graduate scholars toward disaster recovery efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands following the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. Kitnsure advocates for Hurricane preparedness, survival, and stability on the small American territory that often gets overlooked.