Cassandra Hepburn is a Philippine-American actress who was raised in Asia, Europe and the U.S. She pursued modeling at a young age and later transitioned into stage, television and film pursuing her dream of an acting career while studying at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts in New York as well as the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.
Nicole Bilderback was born in Seoul, South Korea but is as American as you can get. She grew up 'living large' and thinking big in Dallas, Texas. Adopted as a newborn by her loving parents, she is the youngest of three children. At the young age of 3, Nicole started dance training and has excelled in contemporary, jazz, ballet, modern, lyrical and hip hop. Adding to her list of physical talents, she also enjoys kickboxing and mixed martial arts.
Nikki SooHoo began her acting career at the age of 15. She created an amazing team who have provided her the opportunity to work on projects such as:
- “The Lovely Bones,” directed by Peter Jackson, where she played the role of “Holly.”
- “Stick It,” directed by Jessica Bendinger, where she became known for her balance beam hip hop routine with her role as “Wei Wei.”
- “Bring It On: Fight to the Finish,” directed by Billy Woodruff, where she played the role of “Christina”.
Francine Dee was born in the “Year of the Horse” in Cebu City, Philippines. A restless child, she blossomed after her family moved to Los Angeles and what she would call her "training grounds."
At age 18, Francine soon found herself being asked to model, something she always enjoyed doing but this time she would be paid to be in front of the camera. Soon, she became the Queen of the Import Scene, paving the way for many Asian American girls.
Japan defeated the U.S. in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup Final in a penalty shootout, becoming the first Asian team to win the FIFA Women's World Cup. For many, Japan's penalty shoot-out victory over USA in the Final was a fitting conclusion to the tournament, especially in light of the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami which devastated the country earlier in the year. The Nadeshiko, inspired by star player Homare Sawa, combined slick passing with technical finesse to prove that women's football has truly arrived in every corner of the globe.
Will Demps is undoubtedly one of the most handsome former football players of the NFL. A former San Diego State Aztec, Demps was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2002, playing for the New York Giants in 2006 and eventually as a Houston Texan until 2009.
Born to a Korean mother and an African-American father, Will Demps is quite well-known. During his childhood, his family relocated to California where he would soon realize his dream of becoming an NFL football player.
I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing the “Legend” himself, Manny Pacquiao, who is scheduled to crush Shane Mosley on May 7th at the SOLD OUT MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The interview was held in Los Angeles at Pacquiao's training center, Wild Card Gym where I managed to get a few questions in to the Phillipino Star in the midst of his stunning and awe dropping training session.
Interview with Manny:
Celeste Thorson was born July 23, 1984 in Orange County, California and was raised throughout the southwest of New Mexico, Texas & California by her mother, a fine artist and father, a US Marine. Ethnically she has Korean, Scottish, Irish Lebanese, Apache American Indian, and Spanish heritage.
She performed throughout her childhood in live community theater in New Mexico finding joy acting in plays and drawing inspiration from fine artists and mentors from around the world.
Yin Chang is most recognized for her role as Nelly Yuki on CW's "Gossip Girl". Chang finished filming a feature film for Walt Disney Pictures as a lead character. Her movie "Prom" will be released in theaters nationwide on April 29, 2011.
Chang was born and raised in New York and is the eldest of three daughters. She is of Taiwanese and Chinese, Malaysian ancestry and is raised as a Buddhist.