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"Ashley Wilkerson is intentional with her magic. She softens and activates people so they can get down to the work that matters."
Ashley Wilkerson is from Dallas, Texas, and graduated from the acclaimed Booker T. Washington Arts Magnet as a Theater Major. She attained her B.A. in Cultural Studies and Media from Eugene Lang College in NYC, and has consistently found work as an artist. She has had principal roles in an array of theatrical, commercial and film productions, and received grants to write, perform, and tour her one-woman show, Freckle In My Eye. She is the author of two books of poetry and has received awards & recognition for her contributions as an actress and poet, but her gifts aren’t limited to her artistic merits.
A certified & trauma-informed meditation teacher, Ashley has been hired as consultant to assist over two hundred crime survivors at Survivor Speak- Florida, and has taught mindfulness to employees at Fortune 500 companies and donation based studios. She has been invited to share her light & expertise on various platforms including, Facebook, Attn & All Def Media, and has presented at Revolve Impact, 72 & Sunny, Californians For Safety & Justice, Black Women for Wellness, The National Association of Black Journalist, etc. She has taught theater, creative writing, and meditation to students of all ages, including incarcerated youth and women. In honor of her murdered brother, John John, she created Brother Breathe, for black boys and men seeking peace. Ashley understands that "to whom much is given, much is required."
Stay tuned for the release of her new book, Reverence, a powerful collection of poems and meditations