Fast Facts

  • Studied theater, voice and dance at college in North Carolina before relocating to New York City to pursue an acting career.
  • Starred opposite Bronson Pinchot in the title role of the musical Chasing Nicolette, which earned her an Outstanding Leading Actress in a Musical nomination at the Barrymore Awards in 2005.
  • Illustrates an autobiographical comic called High Yella Magic on her blog, www.sugarbooty.blogspot.com.
  • Comic inspiration comes from writers, cartoonists and graphic novelists such as Alison Bechdel, Phoebe Gloeckner, Jeffrey Brown, Mike Carey and Bill Willingham.
  • Drawings are featured by Eco Art Productions (www.eek-oh.com), which showcases original work by artists and illustrators on its eco-friendly totes and handbags.

Relationships

  • Claire Savage — Significant Other

College

  • Catawba College, Salisbury, NC (2002)

Details

  • Birth Name: Jasika Nicole Pruitt
  • Birth Place: Birmingham, AL
  • Profession: Actor, Illustrator
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