Yasmin Escarfullery was born in New York City and raised in North Jersey. She attended East Stroudsburg University where she earned her B.A. in English. Some of her favorite hobbies include camping, hiking, biking, and attending Broadway shows. She also enjoys international travel, foreign cuisine, and immersing herself in different cultures. She hopes to use her literary platform to discuss politics, social injustice, police brutality, systemic racism, immigration, and mental health.