Leah Janell, hopes that her life will serve as a testament to young women everywhere.
Born in the projects of Brooklyn, New York Janell moved to Los Angeles, CA in hopes of pursuing a career in acting during her early adulthood. She chronicles what led up to this big move, why her acting career ended, and how you can learn from all of the events that transpired in between.
“…myself I feel like I have always lived in this fantasy world where I feel like I wanted things my way… I always thought that I was doing things my way and the better way but its like you have this fantasy and dream if living this luxurious lifestyle when really you don’t know that you’re kind of staying on the surface…”
Janell’s memoir gives the uncut truth of her triumphs and mistakes which she is not shy about sharing. She wants women to learn from her story so they can steer clear of making the same mistakes in their lives, when faced with similar circumstances.
“…In every chapter women will find something that they can relate to… my target is more so young girls because I kind of want them to be able to see that there is so much more than what is offered on the block and just not to settle…”
Listen to our full audio interview below!