Yazmin Monet Watkins is an internationally touring bisexual poet and actress from Los Angeles, CA. A Posse scholar and a graduate of Dickinson College, Yazmin’s work in higher education combines art and activism, providing critical artistic outlets for students to self advocate, heal, negotiate and navigate the space that is higher education. She was invited to perform at President Obama’s White House and has opened for iconic artist-activists including Angela Davis, Roxane Gay, Amiri Baraka, Sonia Sanchez, Peggy McIntosh, Victor Lewis, and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. She is the author of the chapbook, Love Without Limits: The Bi-Laws of Love, and has a forthcoming publication with Not A Cult press titled, A Vessel Born to Float. Her work has been published in Huffington Post, AfroPunk, For Harriet, Rebel Muse Magazine, and the Race and Pedagogy Journal.
As an actress, Yazmin’s work can be seen in numerous feature films, commercials, sketches, shorts, and new media projects from Buzzfeed, Issa