Ayinde Russell

Ayinde Russell

A vocalist, spoken word performer & writer, musician, and emcee and MC/Host, Ayinde is an artist determined to push himself beyond his limits while executing his manifold gifts to excellence. He’s competed on national stages in slam poetry (2011 National Champion team), loves gospel and contemporary Christian music, and has had the opportunity to inspire and educate thousands of people in conferences and events around the country through performance and motivational speaking.

Ayinde currently works as an educator for the non-profit healthy relationship and success development program, A Promising Future, and speaks nationally to students about claiming their life’s passion.  He has been married since 2001 to his wife Chekita (straight up embodiment of the love of Christ in his world) and holds a Master’s degree in Pastoral Counseling from Denver Seminary.  As a performing vocalist and poet, he has opened for and worked with well-known recording artists and HBO Def Poets including: Gil Scott Heron, Eric Roberson, The Flobots, John Tesh, Fred Hammond, and The Last Poets.

Ayinde’s artistic versatility and Biblical knowledge fit the Blue Gospel Scripts stage like a glove!

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