Jenny Lorenzo is a Cuban-American actor, writer and content creator, born and raised in Miami, FL, who is known for her work on Aggressive Comix, We Are Mitú and is one of the original co-founders of BuzzFeed's Pero Like.
Jenny became a viral sensation with her beloved Abuela character that has garnered millions of views online along with her relatable, Latino-based content seen through the comedic and nostalgic lens of a 1st generation Cuban-American. In other words, living in the hyphen. She was nominated for a Tecla Award in 2017 for "Best Content Creator for a Digital network” and won "Best Creator" for Abuela at the Tecla Awards 2018.
In 2017, Lorenzo was a participant in the Women in Comedy program at YouTube Space LA in partnership with Elizabeth Banks and WhoHaHa. She was selected out of 12 women for the program and then chosen to be personally mentored by Elizabeth, herself. Recently, she wrapped on a consistently sold out SPANK show at Upright Citizen's Brigade called, "Wow! Que Show!" and plans to continue performing live in 2019.
She graduated from Miami-Dade College (Kendall) with a degree in Theatre-Arts and then double-majored in Motion Pictures and
Theatre-Arts the University of Miami. While there, she was the head-writer for their award-winning college comedy show, Off the Wire.
A few years after graduation, she moved from Miami to Los Angeles to kickstart her career as an actor/video producer.
Since going solo to focus on her own content last year, Jenny has since developed 6 new characters that are being very well received on her platforms and in the spring of this year, you can catch Jenny in the recurring role as Lupe on Cartoon Network's Victor & Valentino.