About Angélica

Angélica Yazmin Rodríguez (born July 6 in Philadelphia, PA)  is an American writer, producer and radio personality. She is best known for her published book series, Bubba The Purple Cat.

Angélica is the oldest daughter of Puerto Rican parents and was raised in the island of Puerto Rico. In 2010 she was accepted into Metropolitan University of Puerto Rico,  graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a concentration in Marketing. 

She began her career in theater and dance in 1994 until the age of 22 when she suffered a knee injury. In 2014  Rodríguez moved to the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she began to write.

She was inspired by her two pets Isla (a calico cat) and her dog Sirena (a Siberian Husky) to write her first book. Her husband ( a graphic designer) created the illustrations for the children’s book.

*She enjoys painting, photography,  reading, outdoor activities, coffee and traveling*. 

In 2017 with already two Children’s Books published she decided to write a book of poems dedicated to her friends and family in Puerto Rico, titled  “Jazmín sin Pétalos”.

She is currently writing a third book for her series ‘Bubba The Purple Cat’  and runs a News and Entertainment radio show  titled “El Garabato” on  USALA Media. (Philadelphia, PA).