This young man Juan moved to the US from Colombia when he was 17 years old. Now at 21 he is an actor, model, and musician. He stopped to have his first mimosa and talk to us about his journey.
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Juan Felipe Restrepo is a latino Actor and Model based in L.A. He was born in Colombia to his father, a surgeon, and his mother, an Engineer. He is the middle child in a family of three brothers. During his youth he was very involved in arts; writing, drawing, painting and playing the guitar.
Acting came to him on his teenage years, where he fell in love with it and has been doing it ever since. He became member of a theatre company from his hometown named “La Maleta Roja” with which he participated on International Theatre Festivals.
After training in Colombia he decided to move to L.A, where he graduated with a BFA in acting and developed a craft, which has sharpened his skills and allowed him to develop new talents, such as Stunts, Stage Combat, Freerunning, Modeling, as well as writing, producing and starred in his own film “Hijo Prodigo”, making him winner of multiple awards.