Ayo M. Morton is a native of Richmond, Virginia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Communications from Hampton University, a Master of Divinity from the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University and a Master of Theology from Union Presbyterian Seminary where she was a Katie Geneva Cannon Center for Womanist Leadership Fellow. She is a current Doctor of Philosophy student at the University of Memphis where her work is centered on The Complex Trajectories of the Black Moan. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. In addition to being a licensed and ordained minister, she has written three novels, a devotional and released a spoken word CD. Her statement is "I am not a writer. Prayerfully, I am a person who is so passionate about people that I strategically place words in the correct order to reorder their lives."
B.A. Journalism and Communications, Hampton University
Master of Divinity Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University
Master of Theology Union Presbyterian Seminary