Toni Rochelle was born and raised in Oklahoma City, OK. Toni relocated to Oakland, California in 2005. She has has established herself as a creative writer, model, actress and TV host, as well a educational activist in her community by supporting and speaking up for Black & Brown families through this broken educational system. Toni grew up in foster care and aged out of the system at 18 years old. Since she was a little girl, Toni has always had big dreams of making a difference in this world. During the pandemic, Toni was given the opportunity to share with peers and community her writing skills, where she was able to find her passion and gain confidence that she can and will always Ascend. She enjoys writing as an escape and believes her work could always help someone's life be better.