Ayanna S. Flemings is a rising award winning actress from the Midwest. She grew up in Michigan and later migrated to the east coast. After graduating from Howard University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology/Chemistry she started pursuing her true passion, acting.Ms. Flemings has been a major talent on the East coast for over a decade. Ayanna has appeared in several commercials for such clients like The Haircuttery, Lutheran World Relief, CarMax and Baltimore's Credit Union, MECU. Ayanna has appeared in HBO's The Wire.In 2001 Ayanna debut in her first New York theatrical production entitled, Bench Memoirs that ran at Henry Street Playhouse. This debut sparked an immediate interest that led Ayanna to appearing in a succession of other New York theatrical productions. In 2010 Ayanna garnered a Paul Robeson award for Best Actress for her work in a Graduate Student film rendition of A Raisin in the Sun.