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Overview (2)

Nicknames JoJo
JabbaJawz
Jawz
Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jolene Perez was born in Key West, Florida, to David and Marvia Perez. Island living provided a unique experience and the Florida keys were the perfect platform for her to discover some very unique characters. Jolene and her two sisters used to perform skits in the front yard of their home for anybody who wanted to watch and since then she has always loved entertaining people through visual and performing arts.

In 2007 after she moved to Tampa, she tried her hand at being an extra for an Independent film "Ghosts of Ybor" and it was there that she discovered a passion for the film industry. In (2009) Jolene studied with Russ Blackwell and (2010) she studied at Truthful Acting Studios in Orlando, FL when at the end of her Master Meisner class, (2012) she had multiple strokes and was forced to stop working, in order to allow herself to heal. In 2014 she slowly began taking classes again but, was still struggling with effects of the strokes. (2017) She is studying at Andi Matheny Acting Studios and is working on a PSA for stroke awareness.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jolene Perez

Spouse (1)

Rodney Luis Aquino (27 October 2012 - ?) (divorced)

Trivia (7)

Grandpa did pyrotechnics for various films in the Florida keys and Grandmother Connell was a stage performer in Key West.
Jolene's father David Perez was in The Rose Tattoo as the boy chasing the goat.
Family's last name is Perez de Guzman, but it was changed with her Grandfather. Her Great Great Grandfather came from Spain via Cuba and was a local stage actor who occasionally played a female character.
Great Grandfather Ernest Perez played in the Sousa band when they came down to Key West.
Is of Scottish and German descent on her mother's side and Spanish, Irish, Bahamian and Eastern Cherokee descent on her father's side.
Member of Andi Matheny Acting Studios.
Trained at Florida Studio Theatre in Sarasota. [2016]

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