Laya DeLeon Hayes

Born:   June 22, 2004
Place of Birth:   Charlotte, NC
Zodiac Sign:  Gemini

Laya DeLeon Hayes is a actress who has appeared on Grey's Anatomy and Haunted Hathaways. She was also cast in the film Sister Code.

She has been performing as an actress, singer, and dancer since she was 5. Hayes trained at Hart and Soul studio in Dallas prior to moving to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.

In 2014, she appeared in the Nickelodeon TV movie Santa Hunters. She also appeared in two episodes of the Jesse Spencer-starring NBC drama Chicago Fire.

In 2020, Hayes landed a co-starring role on ABC's hit crime-drama series, The Equalizer, with Queen Latifah and Lorraine Toussaint.

Hayes is an equal rights and social justice advocate and utilizes her social media platforms to spread awareness and to help propel conversation forward. Also, she is passionate about women's rights, body positivity and equality for all.
 

Hayes has volunteered at the Indianapolis Children's Hospital to read to children and has helped feed the homeless at the Los Angeles Mission. She's participated in several anti-bullying campaigns, including Say-NO Bullying and Free2Luv, and walked the runway in the Grace Rose Foundation annual fashion show to raise awareness for Cystic Fibrosis.

In her free time, Hayes enjoys rollerblading, baking with her friends and family, fashion, singing, traveling and sketch drawing. She loves theater, watching movies and creating films and videos. In the future, she hopes to develop, write, direct and produce her own projects.