Social Media Info:
www.facebook.com/sunflowercosplay & IG is @bosshachi_08
How long have you been cosplaying?
What was your first convention?
Fanime Con in San Jose, CA
What was your first cosplay?
Misty from Pokémon
Do you feel you have a cosplay expertise? If so what would it be? (i.e. props, sewing etc.)
I would say sewing skirts for characters.
What have been your least and most expensive cosplays?
My least expensive cosplay was Dawn from Pokémon, my name also happens to be Dawn. My most expensive cosplay was Poison Ivy due to the amount of ivy leaves needed.
What is your favorite convention to attend?
It’s a tie between San Diego Comic Con and Fanime Con
What is your dream convention to attend?
New York Comic Con
What is your dream cosplay?
I don’t actually have a dream cosplay, but I have many different characters planned out for 2017
What do you hate about cosplay?
The unnecessary competitive nature it brings to people. Also, I hate the discrimination against people who might not match the skin color, gender, age, or body type of a particular character.
What do you love about cosplay?
The kind people I’ve met and became friends with through it.
Tell us something cool!
I just recently received my Master’s degree!
Photo #1: Gothic Lolita Harley Quinn (Photographer : Crazy Stealth Guy & Edited by Crystal Rose Creations)
Photo #2: Ember McLain from the cartoon Danny Phantom (Photographer: NoviceSnapshots)
Photo #3: Morrigan from Darkstalkers & Marvel Vs Capcom (Photographer: Ben Makuta)
Photo #4: Poison Ivy (Photographer: Photographer James Ortiz)
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Jamie Broadnax is the creator of the online publication and multimedia space for Black women called Black Girl Nerds. Jamie has appeared on MSNBC's The Melissa Harris-Perry Show and The Grio's Top 100. Her Twitter personality has been recognized by Shonda Rhimes as one of her favorites to follow. She is a member of the Critics Choice Association and executive producer of the Black Girl Nerds Podcast.