Jeremy Donovan is one of the most well-known descendants of the Aboriginal people. He didn’t know that he was from an indigenous people until his teenage years. Jeremy is a descendant of the Kuku-Yalanji tribe of far North Queensland. He is also known as Jeremy ‘Yongurra’ Donovan.

Jeremy had a troubled childhood and spent most of his young life in foster care. As with so many kids, he had a tough timewhilst in foster care. His early life experiences eventually landed him in jail as a teenager. It is here where he started learning the truth about his heritage.


Jeremy found out that his father was from the Aboriginal people. He grew up in the Maori culture, so this changed everything for him. While in jail, he learned a lot about the Aboriginal culture and traditions. He also eventually met his grandfather who was a great mentor. His wisdom and guidance helped Jeremy turn his life around.

Today, Jeremy Donovan is a well-known Aboriginal descendent, artist, musician, and speaker. He has given many talks on his culture and experiences. He also shares his art and music with anyone who wants to learn about the Aboriginal people. Jeremy is no longer that troubled teenager.


Jeremy’s experiences shaped him and led to the who he is today. He inspires, teaches, and guides many young people through his art and talks. He is a great example of how a person can change their life and be more than they think they can be.

Jeremy can be contacted through different social media platforms. If you would like to hire him as a speaker or just learn more, he is open to connecting with people.