Jemila “Jem” Hussain-Adams

Age: 32 Hometown: Berbice, Guyana Occupation: International Brand Mentor

Jemila “Jem” Hussain-Adams (Siga tribe), a 32-year-old international brand mentor originally from Berbice, Guyana, now resides in Chicago, Illinois. Described as motivated, resilient, and hilarious, Jem embraces risk-taking as a way of life, having moved to the U.S. with only a suitcase full of clothes and no money. Her adventurous spirit extends to bungee jumping, climbing coconut trees, camping in freezing deserts, and solo travel. Despite challenges, including the struggle of survival in a new country, Jem remains undeterred. Her friends characterize her as outgoing, direct, and a fun time. While she draws inspiration from past Survivor contestants like Boston Rob, Tony Vlachos, and Kelley Wentworth, Jem’s vibrant persona belies her South American roots, which might surprise many, given her appearance. Outside her career as a brand mentor, Jem finds solace in binge TV, working out, and driving, completing the mosaic of her dynamic personality.