Jeanine Mason (January 14, 1991) is an actor and dancer born and raised in Miami, Florida. After winning Season 5 of FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance and earning the title of America’s Favorite Dancer, her acting career began.
In 2012 Jeanine was nominated for Best Lead Actor at the Idllywild International Festival of Cinema for her work in the film Understudy. She was last seen in ABC’s biblical drama Of Kings and Prophets opposite Ray Winstone and in the feature film Default opposite David Oyelowo. She has also appeared in TV series such as Bunheads, You’re The Worst, Awkward, NCIS: LA, CSI, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, and Big Time Rush.
She resides in Los Angeles and is a Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of Creative Works Theatre Company, where she is regularly seen performing in staged readings and productions. Jeanine is a proud Bruin who graduated cum laude from UCLA in 2014. She is an ambassador for PeaceLoveWorld, a clothing line committed to spreading messages of positivity, and an avid supported of the Alzheimer’s Association.