Jenny Lorenzo is a Cuban-American actor, writer and video producer, born and raised in Miami, FL, who is known for her work on Aggressive Comix and We Are Mitú and is one of the original co-creators of BuzzFeed's first Latino vertical, Pero Like.
Jenny became a viral sensation with her beloved Abuela character that has garnered millions of views online along with her relatable content of Latino culture through the comedic and nostalgic lens of a 1st generation Cuban-American. In other words, living in the hyphen. Her work has been recognized by places such as NBC News, Huffington Post, El Nuevo Herald, BuzzFeed, and We Are Mitú and was nominated for a Tecla Award in 2017 for "Best Content Creator for a Digital Network" and "Best Creator" for Abuela at the Tecla Awards 2018.
Lorenzo was recently 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.
She is also studying at the Groundlings and recently performed at UCB's very first all-Latino show, "Spanglish Aqui Presents" and is part of one of UCB Sunset's first all-Latino spank runs, "Wow! Que Show!" She has also performed to sold out shows in Miami alongside the Chonga Girls and they plan to do a mini US tour in the near future.
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.
Jenny recently left her position as Video Producer and talent for Mitú, where she will now be focusing on her own channel and platforms.