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Actress on the Rise: Jordyn Curet

Updated: Jan 4, 2022

At only 13 years old, Jordyn Curet has already accumulated an impressive resume. She has been acting for the last four years and is quickly making a mark. Jordyn is currently starring as "Shamiah" in the ABC Network show "Home Economics" starring Topher Grace, Kaitlyn McGee, Karla Souza, Sasheer Zamata, and Jimmy Tatro. Jordyn also had a supporting role in the OSCAR nominated film "Marriage Story" as well as a recurring role as Alexandra on Disney Channel's "Raven's Home" and on CBS' show "The Neighborhood" with Cedric the Entertainer as the spitfire Kayla Watkins.

Jordyn Curet is a star on the rise! Furthermore, Jordyn recently sang the National Anthem opening weekend for the San Diego Padres in April 2021. She has already accomplished so much at a young age yet remains humble and so polite. She also enjoys singing and fashion.

Jordyn Curet, Photography: L Wink Photography

Additionally, Jordyn is a YouTube star! She hosted DreamWorks TV's YouTube series "Life Hack For Kids," The show has more than 5 million subscribers, with Jordyn sharing DIY hacks to her weekly audience. She has received 3 Young Entertainer Awards for her work on Disney Channel's "Raven's Home" & "Bizzardvark. Jordyn played a young Phylicia Rashad in the live show "A Tale Of Two Sisters" at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in 2018.

Jordyn is gifted with a beautiful singing voice as well. She released her first original song, "LIFT ME UP," in 2019. She also has a non-profit foundation, "JORDYN'S JOY," that spreads hope and joy to underprivileged children.

When Jordyn had a moment to stop, she spoke with Gemma Magazine, and we could not have been more thrilled. We talk about her acting roles, her singing, and her love for fashion and style. So let's get into it!

Jordyn Curet, L Wink Photography

How did you get started in the entertainment industry? At the age of 2, I started in the industry with print work which led to commercials. However, at age 6, I began to dive into theatrical work, and I loved bringing characters to life. This led to a greater appreciation for the entertainment industry, and my interest became a passion.

How would you describe your character, Shamiah, on "Home Economics?" You are fantastic on the show! Thank you so much! It is an honor to bring Shamiah to the show. Shamiah is very sweet and adores her moms. She is proud of her heritage and is very socially conscious. She loves nothing more than her family.

The cast and crew of "Home Economics" are all incredible artists. It must be a blast to work with and learn from the cast and crew. Can you please expand? The cast and crew of "Home Economics" are all incredible artists. Every day is a learning experience, and each one brings their unique spin to the show! It has been incredible seeing how the writers have expanded the storylines, and I am thankful to everyone who has tuned in and fallen in love with The Hayworth Family.

How did you enjoy being on "The Neighbors" (as Kayla Watkinson) from CBS as well as Disney Channel's "Raven's Home" (as Alexandra)? I am so grateful for each of these experiences. Having the opportunity to work with such icons in the industry, Cedric the Entertainer, and Raven Symone was such an honor. Similar but different in their ways was the chance to see the evolution of both of my characters. It was a blast!

You have done it all! Film, Television, Theatre, and YouTube. Do you have a favorite genre, or do you like them all in different ways? I like them all in different ways, but I am looking forward to doing a drama feature film one day. Comedy is such a natural state for me, so I have learned to grow in my drama auditions and would love to have this opportunity.

What was your theatre experience like in "A Tale of Two Sisters?" Thank you so much for asking about this. I have always had a passion for broadway/theatre. Not only was it an honor to be cast to portray the "Young Phylicia Rashad" but to have the live experience of acting, singing, dancing, etc baton twirling was exhilarating in every way.

Do you enjoy fashion, and who are some of your favorite designers or brands? You are super stylish. You, also, have walked the runway, correct? I love fashion and find it similar to acting. Every time I wear an outfit, it brings out a different aspect of my personality. It is so fun to mix styles, upcycle and create my fashion fun. Yes, I tend to be eclectic in brands or designers. I love the details of Gucci but adore the fanciful feel of Selkie. I had the incredible opportunity to walk in LA and NYC Fashion week shows for several seasons. It was a unique artistic experience for each designer to trust me to bring their design to life.

Can you please tell us a bit about your singing career? You co-produced and released your first song 'Lift Me Up' in 2019? I love singing, and "Lift Me Up" came to me when I started understanding the impact of bullying. I started playing the ukulele and found my lyrics, and the ukulele just evolved to the song. Co-producing was such a great experience, and I am looking forward to releasing more music in the future.

Finally, tell us about Jordyn's Joy, an organization that spreads hope and love to underprivileged children. Giving back has always been a part of my life. There is nothing more Joyful than to know a simple gesture impacted someone else's life. Whether it be toy drives, book drives, coat drives, or supporting other organizations who are making a difference is the preface of Jordyn's Joy.

Jordyn is so talented and we can't wait to keep following her career path and you can follow Jordyn on her social media:

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