Hey Kaylin!! So excited to be chatting with you!! What inspired you to pursue acting?
MY KINDERGARTEN TEACHER TOLD MY MOM I SHOULD TRY ACTING BECAUSE SHE THOUGHT I HAD POTENTIAL. I WAS A BIG PEOPLE PERSON GROWING UP, I ALWAYS WANTED TO ENTERTAIN OTHERS.
Have you always wanted to be an actor?
I HAVE ALWAYS ENJOYED THEATER AND ENTERTAINING. BUT I NEVER THOUGHT OF GOING ON AUDITIONS AND BEING AN ACTRESS UNTIL FIRST GRADE.
Where did your love of acting come from?
MY LOVE OF ACTING CAME FROM GROWING UP WATCHING DISNEY CHANNEL AND WANTING TO BE THE CHARACTERS I WATCHED.
You are well known for your role on Just Roll With It, What has it been like for you to be on this popular Disney show?
IT HAS BEEN AN AMAZING EXPERIENCE FILMING JUST ROLL WITH IT. IT IS A DREAM COME TRUE BEING ON DISNEY CHANNEL. I HAVE MADE MANY FRIENDS AND FAMILY WITH THE CAST.
How do you manage school with your busy schedule?
I MANAGE SCHOOL ON SET BY MY TEACHERS EMAILING WORK TO MY ON SET TEACHER, THEN I FINISH IT, AND SEND IT BACK TO MY SCHOOL. MY TEACHERS AND DEANS HAVE BEEN VERY HELPFUL AND UNDERSTANDING OF MY JOB AND SITUATION, AND WERE VERY HAPPY TO HELP MAKE IT WORK.
What’s an average day for you look like?
AN AVERAGE DAY ON SET IS ME WAKING UP AT 5:30 AM THEN DRIVING DOWN TO LA WITH EITHER MY OLDER BROTHER OR MOM. THEN WHEN I GET TO THE STAGE I START SCHOOL AT 7:30, GO TO BREAKFAST, HAVE REHEARSAL, GO BACK TO SCHOOL, THEN HAVE A FITTING FOR MY OUTFIT OF THAT EPISODE, THEN HEAD HOME.
What do you like to do in your free time?
I LIKE TO HAVE SLEEPOVERS WITH MY FRIENDS, I ALSO LIKE GOING ON WALKS/HIKES WITH MY MOM. I ALSO ENJOY RIDING MY BIKE OR ROLLER SKATES AROUND MY NEIGHBORHOOD.
Have you ever been starstruck by someone? If so when, where, and who was it?
YES I HAVE BEEN. IT WAS LAST YEAR, 2019, AT DISNEY’S FAN FEST, IT WAS DOVE CAMERON. DOVE HAS BEEN A HUGE INSPIRATION TO ME GROWING UP.
How has this whole acting career experience been?
THIS EXPERIENCE HAS BEEN AMAZING! I HAVE MET O MANY AMAZING PEOPLE, WHO INSPIRE ME AND OTHERS EVERYDAY. ALSO, THE CAST OF JRWI ARE SOME OF THE BEST PEOPLE I HAVE EVER MET, WE HAVE THE BEST CONNECTIONS AND RELATIONSHIPS THAT I HOPE TO ALWAYS HAVE WITH THEM.
Do you have any other acting projects in the works you can tell us about?
I WAS JUST FILMING A VERY EXCITING AND FUN SUMMER SPECIAL WITH DISNEY CHANNEL THAT I CAN NOT WAIT FOR EVERYONE TO SEE.
Is there anyone you want to thank that’s helped you get to where you are today?
I WOULD LIKE TO THANK MY MOM AND DAD FOR SACRIFICING SO MUCH TO MAKE SURE I CAN GET TO LA TO FILM AND DRIVING ME TO AUDITIONS. I WOULD ALSO LIKE TO THANK MY OLDER BROTHER JUSTIN FOR DRIVING ME DOWN FOR JRWI MOST DAYS OF THE WEEK. AND ALSO BEING MY NUMBER 1 FAN, WHO ALWAYS HYPES ME UP.
How would you describe your fans?
I WOULD DESCRIBE MY FANS AS ARTISTIC AMAZING PEOPLE. WITHOUT THEM JUST ROLL WITH IT WOULDN’T BE THE SHOW IT IS. SO I AM EXTREMELY GRATEFUL.
What’s three words you would use to describe your fans?
I WOULD DESCRIBE MY FANS IN THREE WORDS AS ARTISTIC, KIND, AND SUPPORTIVE.
What do you want your message to be towards your fans?
I WANT MY MESSAGE TO BE TOWARD MY FANS THAT YOU SHOULD STAY TRUE TO WHO YOU ARE AND DON’T CHANGE FOR ANYONE. YOU ARE PERFECT THE WAY YOU ARE AND SHOULD STAY CONFIDENT IN YOURSELF.
What do you want your supporters to know that you think is important?
I WANT MY SUPPORTERS TO KNOW THAT I THINK FAMILY, SCHOOL, AND WORKING HARD IS IMPORTANT.
What’s one word you would use to describe what your fans have allowed you to accomplish?
ONE WORD DESCRIBE WHAT MY FANS HAVE ALLOWED ME TO ACCOMPLISH IS; MY DREAM
What do you want your fans to know if they ever see you in public?
I WANT MY FANS TO KNOW THAT IF THEY SEE ME IN PUBLIC THEY CAN ALWAYS COME UP TO ME. I WOULD LOVE TO SIGN A PHOTO OR TAKE A PICTURE BECAUSE THEY ARE THE REASON I AM ON DISNEY CHANNEL. WITHOUT THEM I WOULD NOT BE WHERE I AM, SO I WOULD LOVE TO HAVE A CONVERSATION AND CONNECT WITH THEM.
Is there anyone in the acting world you are dying to meet?
I WOULD LOVE TO MEET ANGELINA JOLIE OR DWAYNE JOHNSON.
Why do you think social media is so important for teen artists like yourself?
I THINK SOCIAL MEDIA IS IMPORTANT FOR TEENS IN THE ACTING BUSINESS BECAUSE THEY CAN GET THERE NAME OUT THERE AND BUILD THEIR FAN BASE. WE CAN GET OUR NAMES TO CASTING DIRECTORS AND TELL FANS ABOUT OUR SHOWS ALL OVER THE WORLD.
What would you say is your biggest dream/goal right now?
MY BIGGEST GOAL RIGHT NOW IS TO BE CAST IN A MOVIE.
Any last things you want to tell your supporters?
I WANT TO TELL MY SUPPORTERS TO BELIEVE IN THEMSELVES, NEVER GIVE UP, HAVE CONFIDENCE IN WHAT THEY ARE CAPABLE OF AND, KNOW WHAT CHANGE THEY CAN MAKE IN THE WORLD.