Wells has bachelor's degrees in biology and English from UAB. She was an unsuccessful candidate for Birmingham City Council District 7 in the 2005 and 2009 Birmingham City Council elections. As a City Council candidate she campaigned on a platform of public safety, reducing blight and improving the image of western Birmingham.
Wells serves as editor of the newsletter for Mt Hebron Baptist Church.
- "Birmingham City Council District 7: Angela M. Wells." (August 20, 2009) Birmingham News
- Angela Wells campaign website