Tonya A. Ridley is a young black female that hails from Raleigh, North Carolina. She attended Fayetteville State University, a local Historically Black College.
Tonya’s deep religious roots, encompass her passion in life through performing missionary work in her community. She is an avid reader, and has a collection of books reflecting her diversity in literature. She volunteers and participates with the local Meals on Wheels program which is dedicated to serving lunches daily to elderly and disabled citizens.
Tonya has been an entrepreneur for 12 years, and is the owner of "Talk of the Town" hair salon. Although a business owner, she looks forward to becoming a "best selling" author in the future.