Leslie Cruz is from Landstuhl, Germany but grew up in many places around the United States. Through a tough time growing up with things that were out of her control, she gained an interest in art as an outlet to life. After realizing in 2013 that cosmetology wasn’t going to work out she went to college for International Business and Fashion as a minor. During college she discovered that she could draw and started to express her self through life that way. A car accident that happened in 2019 is what really drove her to push towards her passion in life as an artist. Today she is making a name for yourself within the Art industry, while being an advocate for women. She is creating a foundation for sex trafficking and abuse called Fight Back In Pink. She uses her art as an outlet to bring awareness to this heinous crime.