Ashlé Simmone is a multi-talented artist and entrepreneur. She was born and raised in Bedstuy, Brooklyn. Ashlé Simmone is inspired to share her story to encourage people to “never give up”, words her grandmother would often tell her growing up. She is a leader not a follower and has no issue speaking up for herself; advice from her father from a young age that stuck with her. No longer keeping quiet, she is taking action by picking up the pen. Ashlé wants her readers to know "Writing is utilizing your privilege to be heard!"