Jemal is a native Californian, who cut his design and art teeth on the not-so-mean streets of Chicago, and now resides in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area with his beautiful wife Maggie, and son Jonovan.
Jemal's design work has been featured in Footlights Magazine and has appeared in the The School of the Art Institute's FNews magazine, The Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Reader, New City Magazine, American Theater Magazine, Chicago Plays Magazine, Jewish Daily News, Lerners Newspaper, The Stanford Daily, The Stanford Report, and Stanford Magazine. While studying at SAIC, he was the recipient of a first place prize in Cover Art, by the Student Society of News Design.
His art work can be purchased in person at Kuhl Frames (Oakland, CA), and has been seen at The Atlanta International Airport (with Art House Co-op), Red Door Gallery (Oakland, CA), 20th Street Art Gallery (Sacramento, CA), Rock! Paper! Scissors! Gallery (Oakland, CA), Cricket Engine Gallery (Oakland, CA) The Living Room Gallery (Berkeley, CA), Front Room Gallery (Chicago, IL), Telophase Collective (Chicago, IL), G2 Gallery at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and in private collection.