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Vernita's Story

Vernita Whitaker Naylor is a Bay Area, California native who has a passion for storytelling in various forms. She sees it as a way to create and educate people on ways that they can live their lives to the fullest. These stories are told through various mediums: 

  • Voice Over Artist (animation, audiobooks, radio, narration, and TV commercials);

  • Actress (television, commercial, and print);

  • Speaking;

  • Advocacy; and 

  • Two Time Published Author 


This journey began as a child when she would watch cartoons, and listen to music and the radio, she always wondered who were the people behind the characters and voices.  Fast forward, she became a part of the music and entertainment industry, and for over a decade has enlightened, engaged, encouraged, empowered, and provided quality talent to the masses within the industry throughout the U.S. and abroad. 


To jump-start her latest passion for acting, Vernita was determined to make a difference in how the industry book and see mature talent who still has a lot to offer the industry so she honed her skills by working with elite acting coaches, actors, and casting directors while attending acting schools, and studios throughout the U.S. 


In her spare time, she shares her voice through volunteering and giving back via:

  • Screenwriter Reviewer

  • College Scholarship Reviewer

  • Mobile Food Pantry Giveaway and Drive

  • Advocating for Seniors and Small Diverse Businesses


Vernita aka 'The Simmer' is back and ready to share her gifts with the world.


For business inquiries, please connect with Vernita via email at

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