Today’s the “SITM” star’s 15th birthday!
Today’s a very special day for “Stuck in the Middle” actress Jenna Ortega: the Disney Channel star is celebrating her 15th birthday.
To ring in her big day, Jenna actually spent the morning with the Starlight Children’s Foundation, visiting kids who are bravely battling illnesses at the hospital. This selfless act reminded us that there are literally thousands of reasons why we love Jenna – but to celebrate her birthday, we’ll be sharing just 15 special ones.
1. Dedicating her birthday to making other people’s day brighter? Reason number one why Jenna is amazing.
“The best way to spend a birthday is helping others smile. Thanks @starlightchildrensfoundation for making this special birthday visit happen at @uclamch. #StarlightSmiles ????,” Jenna shared today.
2. She is absolutely precious with kids. Just look at her dancing with these little cuties at a back to school event.
3. Jenna speaks up to support the issues and causes she cares about.
4. There’s nothing she can’t do in her career! From live-action series to animated work and even her own Radio Disney show, Jenna does it all.
5. Jenna is proud of her Latina heritage, and is in touch with her family’s roots.
6. She supports her talented fans! When fans create beautiful drawings and edits of her, Jenna makes sure to repost her faves with a shout-out.
7. Jenna’s fearless and creative fashion sense makes her a total style inspiration.
8. She has the BEST relationship with her “SITM” co-stars, and is always blessing us with great group photos from set.
9. Plus, she’s also incredibly close to her real-life fam, which we love seeing.
10. Jenna aims to spread kindness and positivity everywhere she goes.
11. She’s not afraid to be a little goofy sometimes.
12. But she also knows when it’s time to make a serious statement.
13. Jenna looks up to her acting inspirations the same way her fans look up to her.
14. And she never stops dreaming of where her career will take her one day.
15. Plus, she also always has inspiring words for her fans along the way.
For further proof as to why Jenna is the coolest, make sure to check out our recent exclusive cover story with her in the video player below.