Jenn Gotzon – Actress
= > How/Why did you get involved in acting?
My passion is to impact and inspire audiences through the protagonist roles I play on screen. I absolutely love, love, love screening the movies and then having a heart-to-heart chat with those in the audience about what lessons we can learn from the journey the character went through in the movie.
It’s such a gift to spend time with the new friends at the high schools, film festivals and churches and encourage them to live their dreams. Since I was 15 years old, when I left a really good movie I felt electrified with passion and realized that I wanna do the same for others which got me started down the path.
When I auditioned for my high school play, my theater teacher told me I was not good enough to be a successful actor. After crying my eyes out, I prayed and God put on my heart auditioning for the local murder mystery dinner theater. I did that same night and was given my first paid acting job (and performed every weekend throughout my senior year of high school). My passion for acting was so strong and I knew I needed to learn how to act – I craved education, so I went to The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts (summer program and two year conservatory).
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