Vegan chef and food truck owner, Angela Means Kaaya is best known as the actress who portrayed the iconic character “Felicia” in the cult classic film Friday . After retiring from the entertainment industry to raise her son, Bradley, she dedicated herself to youth sports and community service. Most recently, Angela established the brand, Jackfruit Cafe, a vegan eatery
to help others stop or reduce meat eating.
Raised on a farm in Michigan, Angela has enjoyed cooking soul food for large groups of people most of her life. Her voice was silenced, as a child, when questioning the consumption of flesh but in her heart she knew it was wrong and struggled with it her entire life.
In 2013, as her son, Bradley was preparing to go to college Angela was experiencing health issues. Knowing the burden of her situation would fall on the shoulders of her only child Angela went vegan. With a clean bill of health she launched Jackfruit Cafe. In one year word of the delicious Jackfruit Cafe offerings spread. Jackfruit Cafe has been featured in major
publications, radio shows, blogs, podcasts and popular tv news shows allowing Angela to help many improve their lives by reducing or eliminating meat.