Jerita was born in Darwin and attended school in Kununurra. First at St Joseph's School and then to Kununurra District School and Barramundi School. Jerita often paints her grandmother’s traditional Country of Binjin – Bucket Springs in the Keep River National Park near the Northern Territory and Western Australia border.
“I like fishing and painting. I paint my nana's country.”
2021 - Gawooleng Birrgamib Merndang - Women Coming Together to Paint - group artwork commission for King & Wood Mallesons foyer, Canberra ACT