Illustrator version 25.2.3 (it also wan't working on older version, I updated during troubleshooting)
Creative Cloud App 22.214.171.1244
At fonts.adobe.com, I activated the font family "JAF Herb"
It appears as "Active" in the CC app as well:
And yet, when I try to find it in Illustrator, I get bupkis:
I have updated apps. Restarted all programs. Restarted my system. Deactivated and activated the fonts. I've tried searching for solutions online, but most of the videos, blog posts, and forum all show outdated versions of the software. I asked random strangers walking by my apartment for help. I've sacrificed small animals at my Adobe shrine.
Bug, Draw and design, How to, Sync and storage, Type