Nadia Mejia, Miss California USA 2016, is a 20-year-old full time model from Chino Hills, California. Nadia has worked for brands such as Nordstrom, PacSun, Tilly's, Reef, Wet Seal and Windsor. She is a spokesperson for the National Eating Disorder Association and one day she aspires to own a Latin American Fusion Restaurant. Nadia isn't the only beauty queen in her family! Her mother competed at Miss USA in 1989. Nadia will be representing California in the 65th annual Miss USA Pageant to be aired on FOX later this year. Follow Nadia's journey on facebook at Miss California USA or on Instagram @MissCAUSA.
Recurring as Kess on CBS's Blood and Oil and Recurring on HBO's Vinyl as Top Cat
Olivia Stuck can be seen starring as "Dawn Buckets" on Disney XD's "Kirby Buckets". She was also seen last fall in Full Screen's feature film The Outfield opposite Vine stars Cameron Dallas and Nash Grier. Olivia is also a singer and will have music coming out in 2016.
At the age of 6, Olivia Stuck began her acting career at Starbound NYC in Toledo, OH where she found her love for acting. Olivia attended IMTA in Los Angeles in 2008 and won numerous awards for her young acting talent. Moving forward, Olivia relocated to the west coast where she currently resides with her family. Since her big move out west, Olivia has appeared in multiple commercials as well as film productions. She can be seen on DVD in "The Princess and the Pony".
Olivia filmed 14 episodes of a new tv series called "The Jadagrace Show" in 2010 where she co-stars as the best friend of Jadagrace. This shows release date is unknown.
She appeared as a guest star on Good Luck Charlie on the Disney Channel, and did a guest appearance on CSI NY. Olivia guest starred on Girl meets World as Missy Bradford in season one. She was in the recent feature film called Last Vegas starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Douglas, Kevin Kline, and Robert De Niro which is available on DVD. She plays Sophie, the love interest of Michael Douglas and Robert De Niro when they were younger.
Krista Marie Yu
Krista Marie Yu was born in Berkeley, California where she spent most of her childhood singing, dancing, and figure skating. After playing Claire in "The Nutcracker on Ice," Krista immediately fell in love with performing.
Krista recently graduated from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama with a BFA in acting, and loves being back in California. She is elated to play 'Molly,' Ken Jeong's sassy, rebellious teenage daughter, in the upcoming series "Dr. Ken!"
Prior to "Dr. Ken," Krista had recurring roles on Nickelodeon's comedy series "The Thundermans," as well as ABC's "Cougar Town," plus she gave some great performances on "Marvel's Agent Carter," "The Middle," Amazon's "Hand of God," ABC Family's "Switched at Birth," and "Parenthood."
On the big screen, Krista can be seen in the comedy "Love the Coopers," starring Alan Arkin and Ed Helms, and the horror thriller "6 Miranda Drive" starring Kevin Bacon and Radha Mitchell.
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DJ Lela B
DJ Lela B, is a graduate of the highly acclaimed Scratch DJ Academy in Los Angeles, CA where she trained and excelled in all her programs to become one of the most sought after, and talented certified DJ's in the west. With her quick witted skills around the turntable and an unparalleled ability to create magic while on a stage, it's no surprise that she is an official DJ for FREEFORM (formerly ABC Family), and counts Rolls Royce, Fox Studios (Kids in the Spotlight), Britti Cares and many others as clients.
Also known for her phenomenal talent on a microphone, Lela B is a well known rapper, whose musical gift has lead her to BET's 106 and Park where her song "Falling in Love Again" ft. Torian Sellers, was the new joint of the day. Fox News LA did a feature on Lela B, which was filmed at Scratch DJ Academy, where they highlighted her skills on the turntable. Additionally, Fox also highlighted her flourishing career as a young music artist and model, whose gift is featured on premium Billboards in Beverly Hills, and the groundbreaking platform of NBC's America's Got Talent. While featured on the show, Lela B reached the Radio City Music Hall's semifinals, and was dubbed 'The Next Big Thing' by Howard Stern.
Alex Polinsky starred on the hit TV series Charles in Charge. Alex went on to become one of the top voiceover talents in Hollywood. His credits include scores of projects that span over 30 years in the business, including the animated films KHUMBA, starring Liam Neeson and Anna Sophia Robb, and CURIOUS GEORGE, opposite John Goodman. Alex is in his 6th year appearing in BEN TEN, and landed 2 new series this year playing the role of Jelly in the smash hit BREADWINNERS and just last month he celebrated his 2nd season of BLAZE AND THE MONSTER MACHINES. With recent vocal appearances in DESPICABLE ME 2 and FAMILY GUY it is clear that Alex knows the business of VO and how to get the best jobs and the top casting directors to notice! Because of his experience and insight, Alex is one of the top voiceover teachers in the country. Here's a partial list of his credits: ACE HARDWARE, BACARDY USA, BLUE SHIELD, CIRCLE K, CITIBANK,BEN TEN, TEEN TITANS, THE SIMPSONS, FAMILY GUY, BATMAN, SPIDERMAN, RECESS, STARSHIP TROOPERS, LEGION OF SUPERHEROES, X-MEN, TRANSFORMERS, THE ZETA PROJECT,, NASCAR, MC DONALDS, TACO BELL, BURGER KING, MTN. DEW, PAPA MURPHY'S PIZZA, COORS, FORD, FED EX, LUCASFILM, DISNEY, SONY, NICKELODEON, CARTOON NETWORK,, CALL OF DUTY, GUILD WARS, MC DONALDS, MATTEL TOYS, to name a few.
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Alex was born and raised in Del Mar, California. She attended the conservatory at "AMDA" (The American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Graduating from their Los Angeles campus in December of 2007 and "The New York University ", New York, where she received a BFA in Theatre in the winter of 2009. She is obtaining her Masters degree at California State University, Northridge where she teaches undergraduate classes. Alex is also a graduate of iO West's Improve program. She had done sketch/comedy work on shows, such as Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2015), After Lately (2011), Chelsea Lately (2013) and Showtime's House of Lies (2013): Flight Club. Alex was most recently seen on CW's Hart of Dixie and CBS' Two And A Half Men. Aside from TV shows and Film, Alex can be seen with her improve comedy team Pumps! On the MainStage at iO West and in a variety of commercials, from Casio Cameras, Southwest Airlines, PNC Bank, Big 10 Network and sexy Carl's Jr campaign, just to name a few.