TOKEYA C. GRAHAM is the host of “Soulstainable Living” heard every Sunday morning from 7-8 a.m. on Jazz90.1, as well as on WAYO 104.3 every Monday afternoon at 5 p.m. Tokeya is an award-winning Assistant English Professor at Monroe Community College’s Damon City Campus where she teaches Composition, Literature, and Creative Writing courses. She is actively involved in campus life, including her as Advisor for Black Student Union at Damon City Campus (BSU @ DCC).

Graham is the founder of Soulstainable Living, a whole person wellness initiative (mind, body, spirit). Additionally, she is an inspirational public speaker who is known for her dynamic hosting and facilitation skills. Graham recently founded We All Write, a Black women’s writing collective. She is also poet, performing in events for Geva Theatre, Writers and Books, and MJS Productions among others. Her writing appears in many formats, from the page to the stage.

Tokeya C. Graham is a long-time community activist lending her skills to causes that improve the lives of women and children in our community. She is currently a volunteer with the Women’s Foundation of Genesee Valley where she chairs Voices of Experience and the After School Literacy Program. She is also on the advisory board for Project YOU. Her charity, Charity ROCs, connects people in need with donations and resources.

Graham has received many awards and honors, including being a 2017 ATHENA Young Professional finalist and a Breakthru Magazine Inspiring Award honoree, that speak to her heart for the community and her drive for excellence. Her personal motto is, “I am not a human being, I am a human becoming; I am always in the process of evolution.” She holds degrees from Monroe Community College, SUNY Brockport, and the University of Rochester.

A Rochester native, she continues to live in the city with her husband and their children. More information can be found at

Working hours

  • Saturday
    5 a.m.6 a.m.