Marquita Jennings

Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Marquita Jennings is a content creator and photographer who is passionate about solo female travel and sustainability. In addition to writing articles for publications like Travel + Leisure and Atlanta Charm Magazine, Marquita frequently shares her travel tips on her YouTube channel, Kita the Explorer. Prior to launching her creative career, Marquita worked as an accountant and business analyst but regularly found herself reaching for her camera to document her adventures. In her spare time, you can find her trying new restaurants in her current home city of Atlanta, learning French, lifting weights, and giving back to her community.

• Bylines in Travel + Leisure, Atlanta Charm Magazine, and Fly Mommy Chronicles
• Runs a YouTube channel called Kita the Explorer
• Volunteer with Trees Atlanta, an organization that helps preserve urban forests

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