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 about me 

Height: 5"8   |   Eye Color: Dark Brown  |   Hair Color: Dark Brown

Tierra Amira Jones was born on August 23rd in Washington, DC. Due to lack of good public education, she left DC at the age of 11 to attend a junior boarding school in New York.  There, Tierra flourished her love and skills in dance and acting. Her acting experience started as the role of Carion form he Never-Ending Story and Bagheera in The Jungle Book. Her dance experience began in tap dance, where her natural knack led her to join the advance students. Tierra then graduated to attend an all-girls boarding school she continued to further her progression while acting, dancing, and singing in HS production such as West Side Story, Chicago, and Guy and Dolls. Since she attended an all-girls school, Tierra often played male as well as female roles in the production.

 

After high school, Tierra attended the University of Oklahoma where she majored in International studies with a minor in Spanish. During college, she also got to live in Mexico for a semester. She also continued to dance and joined the Sooner Dance Company as a company member.

 

Immediately after he college graduation she travelled, for the 2nd time, to the Cannes Film Festival where she worked with several Entertainment companies. A short month after the festival ended, Tierra moved to Los Angeles. Since moving she has been featured in music videos such as Mario’s Let Me Help You” and web series with All Def Digital and Hart Beat Studios. 

Tierra has also appeared in TV shows such as  Showtime's Shameless and SMILF,  HBO'S Westward and Insecure, CBS's Young Sheldon, ABC'S Lucifer and Grownish, and Truth's Those Who Can't. Additionally, she is also taking the internet by storm appearing in YouTube Red, Hulu, and Amazon Prime shows such as Gamer, Foursome, All Night (2018), and Bosch.

 WORK EXPERIENCE 

Film

A Diary of a Serial Killer                |  Jennifer Nile                      | Hendrickson Film

Psychedelic Psychopaths               | Halloween Angel                 | Dir. Tom Zarzycki

Dinner With Friends                      |  Leah (Family Member)        | Dir. Dave DeCoteau

AIR                                                 |   Melissa                              | Dir. Darnell Bennet

Heart Eyes                                     | Christina                               |Dir. Michel Bryant

Remember Me                               | Tiffany Pierce                       | Dir. Shelia Hart

Black Hole (China)                         | Cora                                     | Dir. River Huang

Television

Westworld                                       | Dolores Horde                        | HBO

Shameless                                       | Biff's Wife                  | Showtime Dir. Regina King

America's Court with Judge Ross    | Nakia Thomas            | Entertainment Studios

Internet

The Story (Webseries)                   | Monica                                  | Dir. Kyle McDuffie

Life On Pause (Webseries)            | Dr. Henderson                       | Dir. Sam Tatsyfe

 Training & Workshops 

Debbie Allen Dance Academy 

New York City Dance Alliance  

Sooner Dance Company 

Youth Film Academy 

Coaching By Camille  |  Camille Cana & Jonathan Chase

 Special Skills 

Dance: Hip-Hop, Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Modern, Step, Flamenco, African, Contemporary, and Dunham

Instruments: Guitar, DJ (DJ Full Xposure)
Sports: Skiing, Snowboarding, Horse-back Riding (English & Western), Capoeira
Languages: Spanish, Beginning French

Other: Motorcycle Licensed

PERSONAL INTERESTS

 

Passport Holder, Motorcycle Licensed, Singing, Hiking, Juggling, Swimming, Music Producing, Bowling, Ice Skating, Rollerblading, Photography, Double Dutch, Reading, Bike Riding, Traveling, Cooking, Skate-boarding, Dancing. 

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