Kaitlyn Jenkins Celebrity

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Birth Place: California

Birthday: April 19, 1992, Aries

Profession: Actor, Dancer

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Fast Facts

  • Began dance training at age 3; mother is a professional ballet dancer.
  • Wanted to pursue acting since childhood; asked her mom when she was five: "When can I please be on TV?"
  • Enrolled in acting classes at age 13.
  • Dreamed of becoming a professional ballet dancer; trained with the American Ballet Theater; Boston Ballet; Kaatsbaan International Dance Center; the Jillana School, and Anaheim Ballet. 
  • Began actively pursuing acting after an injury prevented her from attending a dance school in Boston.
  • First professional acting job was appearing in a Nintendo Wii commercial for the game Zoo Hospital.
  • Appeared in several short films before being cast as Boo Jordan on Bunheads in 2012.
  • Specializes in ballet, pointe and contemporary dance; has performed in full-length ballets, including The Nutcracker; A Midsummer Night's Dream; and Alice in Wonderland.

Relationships

  • Dan Jenkins — Father
  • Kathleen Hall Jenkins — Mother

College

  • Attended Fullerton College, Fullerton, CA

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