(... and welcome to the forum! We all start out as newbies.)
You are probably best served by uploading the file to the web server that hosts your OJS journal. You can put the image pretty much anywhere, so long as you take care not to ever delete or override it when you upgrade the OJS software. Typically, folks will put files that they want to be publicly accessible into their OJS' "public" directory, which is where all journal header images, css files, and other public documents uploaded via the OJS interface are stored, and which is typically never deleted or modified when OJS is upgraded.
Your public directory is almost certainly in your OJS system files directory, and it is almost certainly called "public". To find it, you can use an FTP program to connect to your web space; find the document root
(directory) where your server stores all public HTML files (eg. /var/www/html/); find the directory that holds all the OJS system files (eg. /var/www/html/ojs/, in which you'll find your config.inc.php file and directories such as classes; pages; docs; etc.); and find the public directory therein (eg. /var/www/html/ojs/public/). You can upload the file there, or into the subdirectory that corresponds to your journal if you want to be extra-diligent (eg. /var/www/html/ojs/public/journals/1/, if your journal was the first journal installed on the system).
You should now be able to link directly to that image file by using a link such as
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if you uploaded the image to /var/www/html/ojs/public/journals/1/.
A less complicated (and less diligent) solution would be to just upload the image to your server's document root, eg. right to /var/www/html/uploadedImage.jpg. Then you can just link to it like so:
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... but just be careful that you don't ever accidentally overwrite or delete that file!
If you have any other questions, please let us know.