Bianca Torres is the Managing Editor at XXL Magazine. Prior to working in media, Bianca worked in the social services field as a case manager helping low-income families obtain services for their children. She is a native New Yorker, born in Jamaica, Queens and raised in The Bronx. Her upbringing combined with her professional experiences keep Bianca grounded in her roots, being no stranger to the injustices that Black and Brown communities face on a daily basis.
Climbing the ladder of success to becoming Managing Editor at XXL was no easy feat, a major accomplishment Bianca prides herself on. She has defied many odds to get to where she is today. Bianca hopes to inspire younger generations that come from urban neighborhoods to work hard on their goals, never give up and chase their dreams.