Jessica Meza (Jessica Marie Meza)
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Is an American actress of Mexican decent born in Hahn, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany due to her father being in the Air Force. Also known and credited as Jes Meza, she is originally from Tucson, Arizona but moved around her entire childhood. Jes has lived in Germany, Spain, Mexico, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and different cities throughout Southern California, ranging from Valencia, Canyon Country, Venice, San Diego, Inglewood and of course Los Angeles. When she was 18 years old, she attempted to model but was told she was too athletic and needed to lose weight. Read more... moved back to Los Angeles and was discovered in a night club by a model scout, then signed the very next day. She modeled for a few years but then decided to branch off into acting after she couldn't meet the standards of being thin. Her first job was on the set of "Love Don't Cost a Thing" directed by Troy Bailey in 2003. She was hired as a background extra then bumped up to a featured extra and then a day player. That was only the beginning for Ms. Meza. From there Jes studied with various acting coaches and classes until she found her home and foundation with Arthur Mendoza focusing on the Stella Adler technique. Her screen work includes several independent features such as "Internet Dating" and "Seal Team VI". She's been seen on the hit HULU series "East Los High" playing Lorena Barrios and also in web series' such as "Entangled With You" and "Johnny Be Homeless". Jes also toured with Will & Company throughout the U.S. during Hispanic Heritage month in a 2-man play about the history of Latino's, taking on 9 different characters for "Latino's Shaping a Nation". She is represented by MZA.