Meet DJ and Cannabis-advocate Chelsea Leyland

Meet the cool DJ and producer, Chelsea Leyland who is originally from Great Britain but has been living in New York for may years. Chelsea is travelling around the world to at some the the world’s biggest fashion events. Beside her DJ’ing she is also Cannabis-advocate. 
I met Chelsea one year ago in New York, and she has an amazing positive energy and smile.
I was inspired and curious about Chelsea, which is why I have made an Q&A with this wonder girl,which I want to share with you.

Read below Q&A with Chelsea Leyland about her life, motivation, and inspiration.

  • Q: What is your currently project that you are working on?

Currently I am working on a number of things. I am still DJing and my next gig is in Cabo Mexico for a female surfing event. I am also taking acting classes and doing a few auditions. And finally I am also working with my cause The National Epilepsy Society on a number or projects. I just designed a bag with Mark Cross where by 20% of sales will go to this organization and I am also working on a short film that will raise awareness not only for Epilepsy but also help to advocate for medical Marijuana (CBD oil) which is helping people including myself to natural treat seizure related conditions.

  • Q: How did you end up doing what you do today?

I don’t really know how to answer that….I think I was very lucky to be honest! A lot of how I see things is being in the right place at the right time and what is in your path.

  • Q: Did you set goals about where you wanted to be?

I always have goals about where I want to be and where I should be but they dont work well for me as I always feel like I’m not doing enough or I am not where should I be so lately Im trying to work on being content and grateful for where I am today and all the amazing things I have around me!

  • Q: What motivates you in life?

New York City motivates me! My goals motivate me haha! My drive, and many of the amazing people I have around me!

  • Q: How do you take care of your body?

I do Pilates, yoga, and occasional I box. I also do a lot of acupuncture and cupping and use Chinese herbs to treat issues within my body. I also try to get myself out to nature every few weeks as this helps everything so much!

  • Q: What is your food item/s of indulgence?

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate but i try to eat it quite dark. 

  • Q: What is your beauty secret/tip?

Occasionally having a fruit peel with my dermatologist Dr Macrene. 

  • Q: What is you next goal?

My next goal or dream goal would be to book a role. I also want to continue raiding awareness ans funds for Epilepsy and help reeducate and remove the stigma that is attached to Epilepsy and Cannabis. 


Get inspired by Chelsea like I do. 

Follow her on Instagram here and get inspired by her journey



Julie Pallesen

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