Jason Okundaye was born to Nigerian parents in South London in 1997. He writes mainly on LGBT issues and racism for publications such as the Guardian, the London Review of Books, Dazed, Vice, GQ, The Independent, and i-D. He is also a political columnist at Tribune Magazine. He holds a first class degree in Human, Social and Political Science from Pembroke College, University of Cambridge. He is working on a non-fiction book about Black British gay men.