Characters & Cast



Played by Danielle Vega

Ceci is the feisty and talented Bomb Squad coach who always puts up a good fight. This summer, she sets her sights on becoming a professional dancer despite continued setbacks in her love life and the challenges of being a single mom.

Danielle was exposed to the world of television and film at the age of nine. She began her career on Barney & Friends and, most recently, was nominated for a Daytime Emmy award in 2015 for her work on East Los High. Off-camera, Danielle is a talented singer and dancer.

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Played by Gabriel Chavarría

Jacob is the hot guy next door with a big heart who has always strived to do the right thing. But this season, his good nature conflicts with a hidden affliction. Lost between his love for two women and his allegiance to his father, Jacob finds himself making decisions he might live to regret.

Gabriel first appeared in Paramount’s Freedom Writers with Hilary Swank, followed by A Better Life with Oscar-nominated Demian Bichir. Gabriel’s lead in the Universal/Imagine/Blumhouse feature Lowriders reunited him with Demian and opened the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival. Gabriel recently wrapped War of the Planet of the Apes for Fox opposite Andy Serkis and Woody Harrelson.

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Played by Prince Royce

Prince Royce guest stars as Vincent, the super hot coach of the Bomb Squad’s biggest competitor, the Jefferson Park dance crew. The sexy newcomer arrives just in time to test the drive and talent of the new East Los High dancers, while also tempting the desire of their coach Ceci.

Since releasing his triple-Platinum self-titled debut album in 2010, New York-born singer and songwriter Prince Royce has become a bonafide Latin music superstar by bringing a mix of Bachata music and contemporary R&B to the Spanish-speaking world. Along the way, Royce has amassed a huge fan base with more than one billion streams online and more than 33 million followers on Facebook alone. Recently, he co-starred as Peter in the Fox live musical broadcast of The Passion and he joins the cast of East Los High Season 4 in the role of Vincent.

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Played by Vannessa Vasquez

After being released from jail, the seductive and passionate Camila attempts to restart her life, but soon discovers that true love still rules her heart. Escaping from her past will be more dangerous than she ever imagined.

Vannessa Vasquez is a Mexican-American actress raised in Houston, Texas. She studied at the University of Houston and Stella Adler Acting Academy in Hollywood. Vannessa received a 2015 Emmy nomination for her portrayal of Camila Barrios and a Best Actress in a feature film nomination for a 2015 Imágen Award.

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Played by Alexandra Rodriguez

A natural beauty, Gina breaks free this summer, testing the boundaries of her own sensuality. As the new Captain of the Bomb Squad, Gina is challenged once again by betrayal and jealousy, but this time, she isn’t just a victim.

Born and raised in South Florida, Alex started singing at the age of two and modeling at the age of four. At 16, Alex was signed by LA Reid to Island Def Jam. She appeared on Season 3 of The X Factor and was a finalist on Oxygen’s The Glee Project. She has guest starred on such shows as HBO’s The Newsroom and Nickelodeon’s Hollywood Heights.

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Played by Carlito Olivero

After suffering trauma in an immigration detention center, the charismatic and loveable Eddie struggles with the reality of being undocumented and alone in LA, while his love for Gina and his rank on the Bomb Squad are threatened by an amazing new dancer on the team.

Carlito Olivero, a Chicago native, was a lead in We The Party (released in 2012) and later became a top 3 finalist on Fox’s X Factor in 2013. With a lead role on East Los High and two major films hitting theaters everywhere in 2015, he also has a debut solo album releasing July 16, 2015 “D.D.B.R.W.S”

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Played by JD Pardo

The sexy ex-con, Jesus, attempts to go straight and do right by his girl and son, but finds that his good intentions aren’t enough to get him out of trouble—forcing him to choose between losing his family or his freedom.

JD Pardo first came to critics’ and audiences’ attention for his starring role in A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story, which earned him an Imagen Foundation Award nomination. He next starred with Charlize Theron and Jennifer Lawrence in The Burning Plain. Pardo’s credits include Breaking Dawn – Part Two and the hit series Revolution.

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Played by Alicia Marie Sixtos

Maya has returned to East Los for a new career opportunity, but she ends up navigating familiar territory and will have to make tough decisions in order to find her own way.

Actress Alicia Sixtos is best known for her roles in the Hulu original series East Los High as Maya Martinez, and ABC Family's The Fosters as Carmen Cruz. After Sixtos' first film Quinceañera, she continued to build on her passion booking roles on New Girl, Entourage, Caliornication, General Hospital, The Avengers and others.

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Played by Tracy Perez

Vanessa, former Bomb Squad captain and Ceci’s housemate, welcomes an unexpected new relative into the home as she hustles to make ends meet and help out with her “niece” Isela.

Tracy Perez began working in off-Broadway theater, commercials and award-winning short films in her hometown of NYC. Her first lead in a feature film was An Ornament of Faith (2013). She then worked on the Lionsgate thriller Devil May Call, followed by the indie comedy, The Stockroom. Starting August 28th, you can catch her on the third season of FX’s The Strain as Maria Pena.

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Played by Cinthya Carmona

Brandie is the seemingly sweet and naïve girl who can quote the Bible and break out the steamiest dance moves at the same time. A newcomer to East Los High, Brandie will do whatever it takes to be popular and gain the trust of the Bomb Squad, but it may cost her teammates more than they ever imagined.

Of Colombian/ Venezuelan descent, Cinthya Carmona was raised in Miami, Florida. A classically trained actress and dancer, her resume includes theater, television and film. With a role on East Los High, Cinthya is also currently a lead on the Netflix series The GreenHouse. Her credits include: Rush Hour (2016) Badge Of Honor (2015) and POWER (2014)

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Played by Ade Chike Torbert

Former captain of the Jefferson Park dance crew, Caleb is an amazingly talented and disciplined dancer who just transferred to East Los High. His presence in the Bomb Squad will threaten some, and tempt others.

Ade Chike Torbert grew up in Brooklyn, NY. He has appeared in television shows such as Grease: Live, Glee, Fuller House, Smash & Nickelodeon's Game Shakers, as well as Dancing With The Stars and So You Think You Can Dance. He made his Broadway debut, in the Tony Award winning musical; FELA!

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Played by Jessica Meza

Camila and Gina’s feisty and young-spirited mom is happily in love with Hernan, but life has more than one surprise in store for her as she embarks on a new journey.

Jes Meza is a Mexican-American actress born in Germany. Her mother was born in Mexico and migrated to Arizona and East LA. Jes entered the entertainment industry through modeling, and later dove into acting after agencies told her she needed to be smaller. Studying for five years under Arthur Mendoza and Aaron Speiser, she tours for Hispanic Heritage month with the play "Latino's Shaping A Nation" to educate colleges on what Latinos have done in US history to stand up for their rights.

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Played by Rubén Garfias

Jacob’s father and business partner gets ready to take a big step with Lorena, but his plans are threatened unexpectedly and in more ways than one.

In addition to his return to East Los High, Rubén can be seen in the summer blockbuster movie Insidious 3, and most recently guest starred in an episode of The Fosters, Michael Bay's The last ship, Rizzoli and Isles, two episodes of Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong, and six episodes of Days of Our Lives.

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Played by Gabrielle Walsh

Sofia is a beautiful young activist with a mysterious past who befriends Eddie and inspires him to stand up for himself and the rights of all Latinos.

A Chicago born actress who received her BFA in Acting at Northern Illinois Universty. She played Marisol in Paranormal Activity's: The Marked Ones, and has been on series such as: Vampire Diaries, Shameless, Agent X, Making Moves, and From Dusk till Dawn. "My purpose is to inspire people to be true to themselves and follow their dreams."

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Played by Andrea Sixtos

East Los High’s valedictorian and most passionate activist deals with the loss of her brother as she prepares to embark on a new adventure after graduating high school.

Born into a multicultural entertainment family in Northern California, Andrea began print modeling at an early age. In 2005, she moved to Southern California to pursue a career in the performing arts. Andrea has appeared on Saving Grace and The Cleaner as well as films including the soon-to-be-released thriller, Dead Bullet.

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Played by Jorge Diaz

Jacob’s best friend and trusted advisor is back to give Jacob a good dose of realness sprinkled with humor. Now a young marketing executive, Paulie will open Jacob’s eyes to opportunities he did not think were possible.

Born and raised in the heart of Los Angeles, Jorge Diaz began his love of acting as a young teen, appearing in dozens of commercials. He most recently starred in Paramount Pictures Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, in the critically acclaimed Sundance hit Filly Brown alongside Gina Rodriguez, Edward James Olmos & the late Jenny Rivera, and can be seen in the 2015 Warner Bros film, The 33. An alum of the famed Upright Citizens Brigade improv school, Diaz has guest starred on numerous hit comedies, including Jane The Virgin and FOX's Raising Hope. Diaz also voices one of the lead characters, "Gabe," in the highly anticipated new animated Disney series "Elena of Avalor."

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Played by Byron Martinez

The fun-loving Junior and Bomb Squad member returns to East Los High and remains a loyal and supportive friend to Eddie and Gina as they face the challenges of leading the dance team to victory.

Byron Martinez is a young Honduran-Salvadorian dancer and actor. He has trained in various dance styles including hip-hop, ballet, popping, and many more. He has always dreamed of one day putting all his hard work on the big screen. He is beyond proud to be taking on the role of "Luis" and becoming part of the ELH cast.

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Played by Ashley Campuzano

Having learned from her past mistakes, this East Los High senior prepares to face the real world after graduating.

Born and raised in Downey, CA, Ashley was crowned Miss Teen California Latina 2008 and reached the top 15 in Miss Teen California USA 2010. She was a professional cheerleader for the MLS soccer team Chivas USA, and is a recent graduate of CSU Los Angeles, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications.

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Played by Vivian Lamolli

Fili prepares to move away and pursue her dreams after graduating East Los High, but not before throwing the most memorable going-away party the school has ever seen.

Vivian Lamolli is a proud Puerto Rican-Cuban-Italiana cantante and holds a BFA from the University of Florida. She began her career on Broadway musical tours, including HAIR and In the Heights. She can most recently be seen in the Disney Channel series KC Undercover alongside Zendaya, and in the Amazon series Bosch.

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Played by Oskar Rodriguez

Omar gets ready to say goodbye to East Los High and embrace his true self as he heads into the future.

Oskar Rodriguez comes from the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. His credits include Janet Jackson, Rihanna, Ricky Martin, JLo, Shania Twain, Shrek movies, The Muppets and Teen Beach Movie. Oskar recently wrapped a pilot called From The Top and is thrilled to be part of East Los High.

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Played by Gilbert Saldivar

The East Los High ladies’ man is ready to graduate and leave behind his days as the Bomb Squad bad boy.

Gilbert Saldivar is a Mexican-American actor & dancer. He has toured and performed with artists including Jennifer Lopez, Madonna, Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, Ricky Martin, Katy Perry and Usher. He starred in Stomp The Yard and guest starred in episodes of Dexter and The Closer. He is currently starring in the film Chocolate City.

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Played by Karen Anzoategui

Daysi, queer and proud, documents the seniors’ last days at East Los High as they get ready to graduate and start new chapters in their lives.

Karen Anzoategui is a gender queer actor/artivist from L.A. Their solo show ¡Ser!, world premiered at LATC and won two LA Weekly awards. Karen’s second solo, Catholic School Daze, showing in select locations and their is on production on a documentary with the same title. Karen’s work centers around social justice/LGBTQ issues.

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