Unique, vivacious and undeniably talented, teen actress Jessica Mikayla from Compton, California, has been a Triple Threat in the entertainment industry. Jessica launched her acting career at the age of 6, and was a natural from the very beginning. She went on to book national commercials for major brands including AT&T, BMW, Chrysler, Hefty, MasterCard. U.S. Cellular and Walmart.
Although Jessica is known for her series regular role on Fandango's Reel Kids on Hulu, she has landed roles on ABC's Sitcom Fresh Off the Boat, You're the Worst on the FX channel and Diary of a Future President on Disney+. When Jessica is not on set, she's volunteering in the inner city promoting the importance of literacy, working on her acting skills, and participating in weekly dance, gymnastics and vocal training.
Jessica can be heard in the Oscar-Winning Feature Animation Film Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse as well as Shazam! and A Wrinkle in Time, Showtime's hit show The Chi as well as Mindhunter on Netflix.
2021 Young Artist Academy™ Awards
Best Performance Streaming Series Role: Teen Actress - Nominated
2020 Young Artist Academy™ Awards
Best Performance Guest Starring Young Actress: TV Series - Nominated
Best Performance Supporting Young Actress: TV Series - Nominated
2020 Young Entertainer Awards
Best Guest Starring Young Actress 13 & Under: Television Series - Nominated
2019 Young Artist Academy™ Award
Best Performance in a Feature Film: Supporting Young Actress - Winner
2019 Young Entertainer Award
Best Supporting Young Actress: Independent or Film Festival Feature Film - Nominated
Best Young Actress: Voice Over Role - Nominated
2017 Young Entertainer Award
Best Young Actress: Web Host Performer - Nominated
2015 Black Women Film Network
Audience Choice Award - Winner
2015 Young Artist Academy™ Awards
Best Web Performance: Young Actress - Winner