Is an American actress of Mexican decent born in Hahn, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany due to her father being in the Air Force. Also known and credited as Jes Meza, she is originally from Tucson, Arizona but moved around her entire childhood.
After her high school graduation, Jes moved to Los Angeles and was discovered in a night club by a model scout, then signed to the agency. She modeled for a few years but decided to branch off into acting because she couldn’t meet the standards of being thin.
Her first job was on the set of “Love Don’t Cost a Thing” directed by Troy Bailey in 2003. She was hired as a background extra then bumped to a day player. That was only the beginning for Ms. Meza, from there Jes studied with various acting coaches and classes until she found her foundation with Arthur Mendoza focusing on the Stella Adler technique. Her screen work includes several independent features such as “Mouthpiece” and “Seal Team VI”.
She’s been seen on the Emmy nominated HULU series “East Los High” playing Lorena Barrios and also in web series’ such as “Entangled With You” and “Johnny Be Homeless”. Jes also tours with Will & Company throughout the U.S. during Hispanic Heritage month in a 2-man play about the history of Latino’s, taking on 9 different characters for “Latino’s Shaping a Nation”.