Photos with Jade Fernandez
Jade Fernandez is an actress in Atlanta, GA. Her first play was in kindergarten, where she was Jill in their dramatization of "Jack and Jill." Initially Jade wanted to be a singer like Selena, but upon realizing she lacked any singing ability whatsoever she turned to the stage. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre (emphasis in Performance) and Spanish from the University of Georgia. She wrote a one-woman show based on the works of e.e. cummings, and her favorite paper was written for her Spanish film class where she developed a crush on Penelope Cruz. Read more... a collaborative working relationship like that of Pedro Almodovar and Penelope Cruz. After college she taught eighth grade Reading in Rio Grande City, TX. While successful in the classroom, she realized she would be hypocritical to encourage her students to follow their dreams and not follow her own. She returned to Atlanta in 2012 to begin her professional career as a film and television actor.