Michael Manuel Peña
Michael, 15, is a high-school graduate studying Cinema Arts and Theater Directing in LAVC. While he has experience in front of the camera, Michael enjoys directing and editing his own short films, as well as writing. He has collaborated with his family in several projects including a 25-episode SAG New Media YouTube series, P-Dog’s World, and was one of the main characters of the short film “Nerd Wars!” You can catch him interviewing for Teens Wanna Know on red carpets and one-on-ones.
Nathaniel Alexander Peña
Nathaniel, 13, has extensive training in on-camera commercial, facial expressions, scene study, and theater. Nathaniel is currently enrolled in the LAVC Theater Program, completed the Yale University Summer Conservatory for Actors, and takes private classes with renowned instructor Lorrie Hull Ph.D. known around the world as an expert on Method Acting and writer of the book Strasberg’s Method. He can be seen in a series of DVDs called “The Disney English” made by the Disney company to teach kids English all over the world. He has voiceover experience and has many print modeling credits to his name. You can also see him on the Net10 Commercial currently airing and on many of the Teens Wanna Know episodes where he shares responsibilities interviewing celebrities with his siblings. His favorite thing to do in his free time? Play video games, especially Minecraft.
Keira Nazja Peña
Actress, model, dancer and, now, song writer. Started her acting career at the age of 2. She has training in on-camera commercial, scene study, singing, ballet, hip-hop and tap dancing. Keira has appeared in numerous short films, television shows, commercials, music videos, and as a print model for Scholastic Book Fair, and Orlando Magazine. She enjoys reading a good book, belly-dancing, swimming, and ice skating. She is a great student in 6th grade at age 9. You might recognize her as our Mystery Question Bowl girl in Teens Wanna Know one-on-one episodes, or helping her brothers on the red carpet interviews.
Lisa-Marie is 17 and just jumped into the hosting side of the industry. She began dancing competitively at the age of 3 and transitioned into theater and acting just three years later. Originally from San Francisco, Lisa-Marie moved to LA around two years ago to further her career. You may recognize her from the voice of “Wonder Red” from the show “Super Why” as she did the voice for all the Internet games and toys. She is currently taking classes at Los Angeles Valley College and majoring in theater.