N. K. Jemisin became the first writer to win the Hugo Best Novel award thrice consecutively and is best known for her Inheritance trilogy and her Broken Earth series. The African-American author is also a trained psychologist and has worked as a counsellor in several universities.
American-Serbian basketball player Marcus Paige began his senior career with the Salt Lake City Stars and later played for teams such as Partizan Belgrade and the Charlotte Hornets. The 2-time Serbian Cup-winning point guard now plays for the club Monbus Obradoiro. He has both US and Serbian citizenships.