Jemele Hill

United States

Jemele Hill Bio

Who is Jemele Hill

is an American columnist for ESPN dot com's and ESPN's First Take. She began her career as general assignment sports writer for the Raleigh News & Observer.

Early Life (Childhood)

She was born in Detroit, Michigan and she completed her high school from Mumford High School and was graduated from the Michigan State University. She joined ESPN in 2006 as national columnist on

Interesting Facts

She worked as a sports writer from 1999 to 2005 with the Detroit Free Press, generally she used to cover the news story of Michigan State football and basketball.

Personal Life

No many information is available about Hill except that she was dating with Idris Elba for two years and has no children. She hasn't married yet.


In 1998, she has won the North Carolina Press Association Award for the sports writing. She was also honored with The Rising Star Alumni Award from Michigan State’s College of Communication in 2007.


In 2008 she was suspended beacause of her post referencing Adolf Hitler. There was rumor that she has been dating Ray Lewis, which was her co-worker.