Our #WCW Jenna Ortega Understands the Struggles of Being 'Stuck in the Middle'

From playing a young Jane in Jane the Virgin, to starring as Harley in Disney Channel's Stuck in the Middle, Jenna Ortega is moving on up in the world.

We're proud to shout it from the rooftop that we've got a girl crush on this hard-working cutie. Keep reading to discover all the reasons why:

Stuck In the Middle star Jenna Ortega #WCW art

(Photo Credit: Craig Sjodin for Disney Channel)

Full name: Jenna Ortega

Hometown: Coachella Valley, California

Birthday: September 27, 2002

Zodiac sign: Libra

Favorite places to shop: Forever 21, Zara, Tilly's, Free People, Topshop and H&M

Favorite food: Ice cream

Fun facts: 

1. Jenna started acting when she was eight years old. Her mom told her it wouldn't be easy, but she was determined to make it her career. She did it!

2. She plays the middle child on Stuck in the Middle, which is particularly fun because she's actually the middle child in her own family.

3. When she isn't busy acting, Jenna likes to play soccer, do cheerleading and hang out with her friends.

4. She has a dog named Anna, who is named after the character Jenna played in her first movie. AWW!

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5. Jenna loves cats, too! She supports the Stray Cat Alliance, a non-profit organization that promotes the importance of spaying and neutering cats.

6. She is currently starring in New York Spectacular with the Radio City Rockettes in New York.

7. If she could raid any celeb's closet, it would be Zendaya's. Same.


We're also obsessed with Jenna's hilarious Jane the Virgin co-stars the Merrell twins. We chatted with the girls and they revealed their secret to telling the best jokes. Discover what it is HERE.