Born and raised in New York City via Far Rockaway, being a first generation American can account for one of the inspirations for Bleu Beckford Burrell's journey into playwriting. Her love for acting, creating, and writing lead her to the YoungBlood family. She received her B.A in Psychology at Stony Brook University, M.F.A in Acting at Rutgers University, and hopes to continue to expanded her knowledge and creativity to give a unique perspective and voice on humanity.