E.LaToya Rivers founder

CEO of Espresso Culture and a native of Kansas City, Missouri

Her passion is being a hairstylist and fashion. She's held her license as a cosmetologist for 20 years and counting. She attended Paris II cosmetology school six weeks after graduating from high school. Her first salon was purchased on the courthouse steps at the age of 23, it was a 3000 square-foot old historic Hair school in Kansas City Missouri. "I had a new found passion for anything natural” in the hair and beauty industry this led her to create the Kansas City Natural Hair and Wellness Expo. LaToya is an asset to the hair and beauty industry by teaching classes and seminars locally and out-of-state." EsCu Models and Development Group was founded in 2009 as another entity of the Espresso Culture brand. LaToya fills a void in the market for up-and-coming natural hair models who train to become professional models in the industry. They are developed in the areas of photography, print, media, and runway with her team and professional affiliates." I bring hair art and fashion to life in a stimulating culture in my city. I'm here to encourage us to embrace who we are and to lift up the community and our standards. She recently has become a published author. LaToya say’s “ I'm living proof that anyone can overcome any situation. She hopes to film one day about her life and how she became the CEO. Contact info for booking: 404-500-7423


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This book takes you on the journey of Jazelle Williams, A beautiful young girl who finds her Prince Charming right out of high school. She has no idea that falling in love will change her life in the blink of an eye. Loyalty will be tested: betrayal will show up, and everyone's life will change forever. When you feel you've lost everything but your soul, how do you know if your connected to a person for a reason, a season, or a lifetime? Only time will tell.

LaToya Rivers is a native of Kansas City, MO and a entrepreneur. She's the mother of 8 children. The author is licensed in cosmetology, medical assisting, doula services and holds a degree in Business. Writing has always been a passion of hers since her teenage years and was how she communicated her feelings. Her writing has expanded into poetry and a creative imagination. She has set out to conquer goals and dreams that she though she may never achieve. This book is one of those goals. She has traveled to many states teaching and empowering women. Her passion now is letting everyone know through her creativity of hair, art, fashion, writing and life experiences you can over come anything and become exactly what you want to be in life.

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