There's a verse in the Quran that allows the interpretation of Messengers among Jinn:
"O company of jinn and mankind, did there not come to you messengers from among you, relating to you My verses and warning you of the meeting of this Day of yours?" ... (6:130)
One interpretation of this verse quoted by at-Tabari in his tafsir as the opinion of Muqatil and ad-Dahhak الضحاك which is also held by ibn Hazm in his al-Muhalla is that both kinds (Mankind and Jinn) had Messengers of their own kind!
Ibn Kathir explained the verse as follows:
("O you assembly of Jinn and humans! Did not there come to you Messengers from among you'') We should note here that the Messengers are from among mankind only, not vice versa, as Mujahid, Ibn Jurayj and others from the Imams of Salaf and later generations have stated. The proof for this is that Allah said, ... [For more details see qtafsir]
Those scholars are seemingly the exception as the majority of scholars say that Messengers have only been among humans based on verses such as:
- And We sent not before you [as messengers] except men to whom We revealed from among the people of cities. ... (12:109)
- And We did not send before you, [O Muhammad], any of the messengers except that they ate food and walked in the markets. ... (25:20)
- And We gave to Him Isaac and Jacob and placed in his descendants prophethood and scripture. ... (29:27)
and other quotes!