Jessica is a TV, film, and music fanatic having grown up with celebrity inspirations such as Sandra Oh, Constance Wu, John Cho, and Steven Yeun. She has always had the dream of seeing people like herself on the small and big screen. With the rise of international k-pop group BTS and the increased Asian American representation in Hollywood, she believes it is time for people who look like her to be inspired, bringing themselves and their narratives to the spotlight. When Jessica isn't watching TV, movies, or jamming to BTS, she takes care of her two beautiful boys, Oliver and Hunter. Jessica is married to Jason and they live in Redding, CA.
Jonathan's love for media didn't start with one particular film or TV show. He's loved them his entire life, whether that was watching Hmong dubbed films as a child, growing up with Disney animated films, or watching Saturday morning cartoons. During high school, YouTube videos, in particular, were a big source of inspiration for his love of music. That was when he also started to make short films with his brother Larry for their church in Sacramento, CA. After a break from making short films and doing video projects, his love for media was rekindled with the rise of Asian American representation in Hollywood in 2018. Today, Jonathan lives in Seattle, WA where he is working as the Associate Director of Worship at Quest Church and as the Seminary Coach for Seattle Pacific University. Visit hmongamericanseminarian.wordpress.com for more from Jonathan.
Larry is the third youngest of the four siblings. He is passionate about storytelling in all types of mediums, including films, books, and video games. He hopes to share some of the stories that have impacted him and to learn about other storytellers' experiences.