The Story...

I was Born To Inspire! I love empowering and motivating people.  I genuinely want to see people do and be their best! Aspire 2 Fly originally started as my life coaching business in 2013. In 2019, I launched the inspirational line that I have been wanting to do for a very long time. In 2020, I made the decision to separate my coaching business and inspirational wear, officially dubbing my clothing line as Aspire 2 Fly!


The message behind the business name: the hope (Aspire) for more than one (2) to ascend to their next level (Fly). When you wear my clothing it is my hope that you inspire more than just yourself, but those that you encounter in your daily routines. Whether you're shopping, working, at school, or exercising… Inspire others while inspiring yourself!    


Melissa Smith, M.S. 

Masters of Science in Special Education, Certified Life Coach

My professional background includes over 10 years of working as a director in the non-profit sector, and 4 years as the founder and owner of SMARTEducation. I have been a primary teacher for 11 years,  a certified life coach for 9 years and the owner of Aspire 2 Fly for 2 years. I am a mother of two sons and a grandmother. I reside in Southern California. 


My life's mission:
To encourage, support, & empower people to achieve the best version of themselves. 
My Favorite Quote

"The best day of your life is the one in which you decide your life is your own.

No apologies or excuses.

No one to lean on, rely on, or blame.

The gift is yours -

it is an

amazing journey-

and you alone

are responsible for the quality of it.

This is the day

your life really begins. "


~Bob Mowad