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Ashley Andrews

CEO & Founder

IG : @ashleyrelates

Twitter: @ashleyrelates

Ashley Andrews is a content creator and branding specialist with a whole lot of ambition and an attitude to match. Born and raised in Miami to Trini parents, Ashley comes from a diverse background that has cultivated her love for cultural diversity. From digital marketing, public relations to journalism, Ashley's done it all in the world of communications. Most recently she has worked on Miami Broward Carnival's Marketing Committee as a digital content creator and public relations specialist. She's a creative, Beyonce loving pizza fanatic who's redefining what it means to be URBAN!

Email: ashley@theurbanplay.com

Marvel Bishop

Executive Producer

IG: @marvelbishop

Born in New York, Marvel Bishop is an ace of all trades. The walking icebreaker, master of delegation and CEO of Bishop Executive Services, Marvel has an impressive portfolio of photography and videography. Working with big brands and companies all across South Florida, Marvel has taken Miami by storm as a serial entrepreneur.

Email: marvel@theurbanplay.com

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Dallas Jordann

Host & Writer

IG: @doseofdallas_

Twitter: @_doseofdallas

Dallas is a media lover of all things fashion, beauty, and lifestyle. A recent graduate of Florida Atlantic University, she has a passion for reporting local and entertainment news and writing feature pieces. She is an inquisitive and thought-provoking journalist who you will see on your television screen soon.

Email: dallas@theurbanplay.com if you are an artist/influencer making an impact in your comnunity!

Justin Smith

Host & Writer

IG: @0jaay

Twitter: @0jaay

Justin Smith is the epitome of eccentricity. A Broward College student, he loves to rock bold colors and never conform to what society believe as "normal". Justin is also a stylist, dancer, model and business owner of Eccentric Designz where he turns normal clothing by fabrication into an Eccentric Design.

Email: justin@theurbanplay.com

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Rahkayla Thomas

Rahkayla Thomas

Host & Music Coordinator

IG: @gvldenutopia

Twitter: @gvldenutopia

A hard working queen with a goofy personality. Rahkayla is currently a student at Broward college aiming to obtain her AA to transfer to FIU. When she is not working or snatching her edges out about school, she likes to enjoy good vibes with great people.

Email: rahkayla@theurbanplay.com

Jason Lajeunesse

Writer

IG: @jasonyoung1804

Twitter: @jasonyoung1804

Founder of Indie Florida. Jason was born and raised in Lake Park, FL. Always a creative at heart, he pursued a degree in Recording Arts & Music Theory/Pyschology at Full Sail University.

Email: jason@theurbanplay.com

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Christelle Valbrun

Writer & Music Coordinator

IG: @stellebellee

Twitter: @stellebellee

Christelle Valbrun was born in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti but moved to South Florida at the age of seven. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor's in Public Relations. Christelle aspires to move and go to grad school in New York, in hopes of being a publicist in the fashion and entertainment industry.

Email: christelle@theurbanplay.com

Chijay Pondexter

Contributing Writer

IG: @chijay_ranking

Born in Nigeria and raised in Miami, Chijay Pondexter is an international business Masters student at FIU. He loves all sorts of music from U.K. Grime and Drum and Bass, Afrobeat, Dancehall, Soca to EDM. You name it and he listens to it. His goal is to one day to be an economist for the world bank.

Email: chijay@theurbanplay.com

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