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Jamila Souffrant is a Certified Education Instructor (CFEI) writer, podcast host and founder of JourneytoLaunch.com & The Journey To Launch podcast where she helps people eliminate debt, save money and reach their goals of Financial Freedom & Independence.
Jamila is considered a go-to financial thought leader in the personal finance field and is the resident financial expert on a weekly segment on News12, the most watched local TV news-station in NYC and has been featured in other notable media outlets such as ESSENCE, Refinery 29, Money Magazine, CNBC, CBS, Business Insider and more. The Journey To Launch Podcast was also named one of "27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To" by BuzzFeed, listed among "The Best Personal Finance Podcasts of 2020" by Business Insider and won Personal Finance Podcast of the Year at the 11th Annual Plutus Awards.
Jamila and her husband saved $169,000 in two years and are debt free besides their mortgage. She is also a mother of three young children and lives in Brooklyn, NY.