Yasmine Campbell, née Brito-Morales, is an entertainment industry veteran, a screenwriter and the founder of Inner-Voices, which gathers inner-city high school students and entertainment professionals, including a growing list of studios, guilds, agencies, in symposium setting. Geared to educate teens on career prospects within our esteemed industry. She identifies as an Afro-Latina and is active in bringing awareness of social stigmas involving colorism. As an active advocate of LGBTQ community and children with learning disabilities, Yasmine does outreach with her trans son.
On her writing desk, you will find books of physics, world languages, mythology and action figures including G.I. Joes, Wrestling figurines (Yasmine was the only female wrestler in high school), as well as Doctor Who toys. Mixed martial arts, playing drums and drawing are favorite pass times. She lives in Los Angeles and enjoys her role as wife, mother and creator.
An NYU graduate school alum, Yasmine’s interest in writing high-concept is informed by her upbringing and exposure to mystical elements. Her grandfather was a Taino Shaman and taught her the ways of natural healing. On the other hand, her father was a drug lord and the head of a notorious gang in New York City. Her early exposure to mysticism and the hardened street culture informs her writing and colors her worlds with radical, never-seen characters and wild plots. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Comparative Literature from Cedar Crest College in Allentown,PA. It is a private, all women’s college where she met the late, poet and activist, Maya Angelou and Nobel Laurate, holocaust survivor, Eli Wiesel.
Yasmine has mentored for the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) and does outreach to inner city schools in Los Angeles, New York and Philadelphia imparting her experience in the entertainment.