About Me

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Hello! My name is Sophia Esquivel aka “LION”. Born in San Francisco, CA, as the only child to my parents, Lestly and Geraldine Craig. My parents have been a huge inspiration to me.


I have learned extreme strength and determination from my dad, who endured health issues most of his life, but I am proud to say that he is healed in a much better place. From my mom, I have learned extreme patience, endurance, great wisdom and priceless love. Thank you, mom. I love you.


Most of my childhood was spent traveling due to my dad’s military service to our country. We later settled in Alexandria, Virginia. Later, I attended college in Atlanta and Washington, DC, where I received an Associate Degree in Fashion Merchandising from Bauder College, a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Fashion Marketing & Business Administration from American Intercontinental University. Plus, a Master of Arts in Arts Management from American University.


Fast forward to now, I am married with six lively children, which means never a dull moment!


Some of the things that I love to do are the following: I love to worship God through song. I love to salsa dance. I love musical theater.


I love acting. But most of all, I love being a Daughter, Wife, Mother, Singer, Songwriter and Blogger, Vlogger & Visionary for The Leon's Heart Blog Vlog and CEO & President of The Leon’s Heart, LLC.