Jamia was born on Richmond VA and raised in the Metro Atlanta area. She has always been athletic from am early age. Jamia ran track from middle school through college earning a full ride track and field scholarship as a 400/200m runner. After college jamia took a very long break from the fitness world until she joined the military. In preparation for basic training, she self trained for her big transition. In April of 2014 jamia decided she wanted to get into a sport again and chose to do bodybuilding because of her passion for weight lifting and aesthetics. Jamia competed four times that year to include nationals in Miami as an underrated muscle athlete. Two years later Jamia is back with the team planning to competing again as an Active duty military Master fitness trainer and a graduate student at University of South Florida.