Jenna Ortega is an American actress. She plays Young Jane on Jane the Virgin.


Jenna Ortega was born in the Coachella Valley and started acting when she was 8 1/2 years old. She began her theatrical career on television with roles on series including CSI: NY and DAYS OF OUR LIVES before moving on to appearing in feature films such as INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 and IRON MAN 3. After playing the iconic role of Mary Ann in the THE LITTLE RASCALS SAVE THE DAY she went on to recur on the Greg Kinnear series RAKE. Additionally, she can be seen showcasing her comedy skills as the character of Know It All Nina in ongoing shorts for Awesomeness TV. When not busy with work, she enjoys playing soccer, cheerleading, tumbling, reading and hanging out with her friends and dog Anna. She's on Stuck in the Middle as Harley Diaz and also on her voice as Princess Isabel Castillo Flores on Disney animated series, Elena of Avalor.