‘MTV Shuga’ star, Jemima Osunde reveals how she combines medical school with modelling and acting careers

Posted on July 15 2017 , at 07:52 pm
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  • She will star in seasons 6 and 7 of the TV series.


For those who may not know, the delectable, articulate and smart Jemima Osunde who played ‘Leila’ in season 4 of the MTV Shuga TV series is also a medical student.

Jemima, who has successfully managed her academic pursuits along with budding modelling and acting careers, will be among the returning cast on seasons 6 and 7 of MTV Shuga which is being produced in Nigeria.

In a recent interview, Jemima revealed that prioritising at every period has enabled her juggle acting and the rigours of medical school.

She recommended avoiding time conflicts by planning class and work schedules as far ahead as possible.

‘I keep a tight schedule by carefully choosing projects I engage in so that I do not become unnecessarily burdened.

‘The passion and joy that comes from doing what I love keeps me going,’ she added.

Jemima with ‘MTV Shuga’ co-stars, Sharon Ezeamaka and Timini Egbuson on the cover of MTV Shuga

Jemima will star in seasons 6 and 7 of MTV Shuga alongside other returning cast, Sharon Ezeamaka and Timini Egbuson.

Additional cast members will be selected from auditions to be held at a later date.

The globally acclaimed TV drama on family planning, sex education, urban youth culture and relationships will be produced and filmed in Nigeria for the third time.

The series has focused on adolescents and their vulnerability to HIV infection and unintended pregnancies, while providing young people with information that will help them lead healthy lifestyles.

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