Jarry Lee

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Jarry Lee
ResidenceNew York City, New York, U.S.
EducationNew York University (BA)
Choate Rosemary Hall
  • model
  • actress
  • journalist
  • writer
Home townSwansea, Wales

Jarry Lee is an American model, actress, and journalist.[1][2][3][4]


Lee was on the cover of AM New York in February 2018[5] for walking in a New York Fashion Week show in honor of the #MeToo movement.[6][7][8] She was named Model Mayhem's Model of the Month in January 2019[2], and was interviewed by Cliché Magazine for a cover story in its February/March 2019 issue.[1] In February 2019, Lee came out as bisexual in season 1 of Netflix's first dating show Dating Around.[3][9][10][11]

Lee was the deputy editor of BuzzFeed News's Books vertical from 2014 to 2018[12][13][14][15][8], and was listed as one of "The Asian American Women Writers Who Are Going to Change the World" by Electric Literature in 2017.[16] She has also contributed to Reader's Digest[17] and McSweeney's[18], and her tweets have frequently been featured on HuffPost and The Washington Post.[19][20]

Filmography [edit]


Year Title Role Notes
2019 Netflix's Dating Around (season 1) Herself Episode: 6 (Mila)[21][11]
The Fever (season 3) Amber Choe (Lead)[22]
2018 Investigation Discovery: 1990s: The Deadliest Decade Club Kid Episode: Death of an Angel

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist
2019 "100 Degrees" Rich Brian
2018 "Ignite"[23] Alan Walker & K-391 (ft. Seungri, Julie Bergan)
"Relationshit"[24] Concrete Dream
"Smoke Drink Party"[25] Reigen
2017 "Caméléon" Maître Gims


  1. ^ a b Cliché Magazine (February 2019). "Jarry Lee: The Journalist/Model/Actress Who's Doing It All". Cliché Magazine. Retrieved May 3, 2019. Jarry Lee does it all. She worked as a journalist before her hobby of acting and modeling unexpectedly transformed into a career.
  2. ^ a b Model Mayhem (January 2019). "Model of the Month: Jarry Lee". Retrieved May 3, 2019. Jarry Lee is a model and actress based in New York, NY, with extensive experience in print, commercial, and runway.
  3. ^ a b Reality Titbit (February 19, 2019). "Meet Jarry from Netflix series Dating Around – from Buzzfeed editor to a modelling career". Retrieved May 3, 2019. Jarry is a journalist, actor, a model signed with UGA and an NYU & Choate alum. Also, she's the former deputy editor of Buzzfeed.
  4. ^ Choate Rosemary Hall (November 27, 2017). "Alumni News – November 27, 2017" (PDF). Retrieved December 16, 2018. Jarry Lee ’11, deputy books editor at BuzzFeed, upped her modeling career by appearing in an upcoming DKNY commercial.
  5. ^ AM New York (February 12, 2018). "Fashion's #MeToo Movement: Modeling Real Change". AM New York. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  6. ^ "World of Photos February 10, 2018". The Sydney Morning Herald. February 10, 2018. Retrieved December 16, 2018. Jarry Lee, models #MeToo fashion during Fashion Week, Friday Feb. 9, 2018, in New York. Lee joined a small group of sexual misconduct survivors using fashion as a platform and the #MeToo moment to share their stories and empower other survivors.
  7. ^ "New York Focus: February 4 – February 10, 2018". Daily News. New York. Retrieved December 16, 2018. Jarry Lee, a stalking victim, poses backstage before the #MeToo fashion show hosted by Myriam Chalek during NYFW F/W 2018 in Manhattan on Feb. 9, 2018.
  8. ^ a b "Choate Rosemary Hall Bulletin Spring '18". Choate Rosemary Hall. May 21, 2018. Retrieved December 16, 2018. Jarry Lee '11 walked in a New York Fashion Week fashion show in honor of the #metoo movement. Jarry is the Deputy Books Editor at BuzzFeed, where she covers culture and books.
  9. ^ Margolis, Eleanor (February 20, 2019). "Netflix's Dating Around is a genuinely revolutionary take on the dating show". New Statesman. Retrieved May 3, 2018. Jarry gives some insight into the preconceived notions people have, on the queer dating scene, about bisexuals.
  10. ^ Wakayama, Lena (February 16, 2019). "Ranked: All The Dates On Netflix's Dating Around". Screen Rant. Retrieved May 3, 2018. Jarry is bisexual and talked a bit about the judgment she gets from both straight people and lesbians.
  11. ^ a b Harnick, Chris (February 15, 2019). "Dating Around: Meet the 6 Singles at the Center of Netflix's New Reality Show". E! News. Retrieved May 3, 2018.
  12. ^ BuzzFeed. "Jarry Lee on BuzzFeed". BuzzFeed. Retrieved December 16, 2018. Jarry Lee is the Deputy Books Editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
  13. ^ Spradley, Nykia (June 19, 2018). "How a New Work Wardrobe Can Make a Big Career Transition Feel Seamless". POPSUGAR. Retrieved December 16, 2018. Jarry Lee was planning on making the switch from being the deputy books editor at one of the biggest digital publishers in New York City
  14. ^ Asian American Writers' Workshop. "All That Glitters Is Gold with Diksha Basu, Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, & Jarry Lee". Asian American Writers' Workshop. Retrieved December 16, 2018. Jarry Lee is the Deputy Books Editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
  15. ^ Gillette, Courtney (February 7, 2018). "The Buzz Behind BuzzFeed Books". NYU School of Professional Studies Center for Publishing Digital & Print Media. Retrieved December 16, 2018. Students in the NYU MS in Publishing: Digital and Print Media program were so excited last week to visit the offices of BuzzFeed to meet with Arianna Rebolini, Editor of BuzzFeed Books, and Jarry Lee, Deputy Editor.
  16. ^ Kwon, R.O. (October 16, 2017). "The Asian American Women Writers Who Are Going to Change the World". Electric Literature. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  17. ^ Lee, Jarry (February 2015). "Pop Songs for Philosophy Buffs". Reader's Digest.
  18. ^ "McSweeney's Internet Tendency". McSweeney's. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  19. ^ Vagianos, Alanna (July 17, 2015). "The 20 Funniest Tweets From Women This Week". HuffPost. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  20. ^ McDonald, Soraya Nadia (May 5, 2015). "Sarah Jessica Parker's headdress and Beyonce's near-nudity: What you missed from the 2015 Met Gala". The Washington Post. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  21. ^ "Dating Around on Netflix". Netflix. Retrieved May 3, 2019.
  22. ^ "The Fever on VFLIKS". Vfliksaccessdate=May 3, 2019. Jarry Lee joins the cast as the main character of Amber Choe.
  23. ^ "K-391 & Alan Walker – Ignite (feat. Julie Bergan & Seungri)". Retrieved May 3, 2019.
  24. ^ "Concrete Dream – Relationshit (Official Video)". Retrieved May 3, 2019.
  25. ^ "Smoke Drink Party – Reigen". Retrieved May 3, 2019.

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