Ayesha Rodriguez

Ayesha and Daughters

Meet Ayesha

Ayesha Rodriguez is a children's diversity author, speaker, educator and entrepreneur dedicated to creating self-affirming, confidence-building products for children of all colors, hair types and abilities.


As a diversity champion, Ayesha's literary works have sold over 100,000 copies, reaching the top 10 on Amazon's list of best-selling self-esteem and children's boys & men's books. She has been featured in major publications such as The Huffington Post and several local news outlets. With thousands of copies sold, a long list of media hits, it's clear that everyday parents and celebrities cherish Ayesha's books.

Her efforts to showcase just how much representation matters doesn't stop with her best-selling books, "I Am … Positive Affirmations for Brown Boys" and "I Am…Positive Affirmations for Brown Girls." She's also the founder of diversity-affirming clothing and the apparel brand, "The Aye Am Collection."

Ayesha Is a Champion

Ayesha is the founder of the non-profit organization, Jayes Legacy. The purpose is to improve the educational and emotional well-being of underserved and marginalized children and adults. We give the gift of literacy and aim to spread random acts of kindness. Learn more about Jayes Legacy here.

Whether she's captivating audiences speaking at the Early Learning Coalition, leading self-esteem workshops for children or cultivating student leaders in the classroom, she celebrates children's diversity no matter the setting.

Is there a school or organization that you would like for Ayesha to come in and do an author visit? It is a joy to read books for various schools and organized events. There is always a discussion at the end of each reading along with time for a Q & A. All book readings come with a personalized autograph for each book purchase and the opportunity to take pictures.

Virtual book readings are welcomed.  Fees for in-person book readings and/or speaking engagements vary depending on the event. Travel expenses are required for all events outside of Central Florida.

If you want to fill in the diversity gaps in your child's education, Ayesha Rodriguez will show you the way. Contact her here to find out more.

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Ayesha is a Proud Member of Independent Book Publishers Association