Juani Feliz is a bi-coastal actress, born in the Dominican Republic and raised in the Bronx. She comes from a really close knit family, consisting of her mother, father and three sisters. Juani started acting at the age of 14 after getting involved in her first play, Othello, at her middle school in the Bronx. It did not take long for Juani to realize that this is something she wanted to take seriously and do for the rest of her life. Juani spent her summer before high school researching how to turn her passion for acting into a career. Soon after, Juani found her first talent manager and immediately started auditioning for TV, film and commercials. Throughout high school. Juani booked her first few speaking roles in TV and film and joined the Screen Actors Guild in 2005.