Jamila Velazquez

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Jamila Velazquez
Born South Bronx, New York
Occupation Actress
Years active 2012–present

Jamila Velazquez (born November 27)[1] is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Sarita in the ABC Family series Twisted.

Early years[edit]

She began singing and performing as a kindergartner. At the age of eight, she made her Broadway debut in the play "The End of You".[2] She is native of the South Bronx.[2]


In 2013, Jamila Velasquez joined the cast of ABC Family's new series Twisted as the role of Sarita, former best friend of main character Lacey Porter and murdered student Regina Crane. She is an elitist and manipulative girl who enjoys humiliating people she deems beneath her. [3]


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Come Home Raquel Raquel Lead role
Year Title Role Notes
2012, 2015 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Pilar Morenas 2 episodes
2013-Present Twisted Sarita Supporting role


  1. ^ "Velazquez". 
  2. ^ a b "Jamila Velazquez Profile". michaelcassara.net. 
  3. ^ "What to watch: Start obsessing over Twisted". wordpress.com. Retrieved March 25, 2013. 

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