Asia Jackson is a talented actress, producer, content creator & activist that represents everything good the next generation has to offer. Watch her full "Making it in America" episode as she takes us through her inspiring story as a Filipina and Black creative in the world of entertainment and media. See how Asia tackled colorism with the creation of #MagandangMorenx, watch her get vulnerable as she talks about the importance of mental health, and get a look into the business behind the influence that all started with the ongoing support of her parents. Currently a Long Beach, CA resident, as an Air Force brat, she had moved nine times around the world by the time she was thirteen. She spent two years of her elementary studies in Tokyo, Japan as well as Baguio City, Philippines. She discovered her passion for modeling and acting while attending college for computer science.
Watch the original MYX series "Making it in America" special Asia Jackson episode, presented by McDonald's in celebration of young leaders making history during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, watch the full episode HERE and the trailer below:
ABOUT ASIA JACKSON:
Asia Jackson is an actress, entrepreneur, content creator & activist based in Los Angeles, CA. She is of African-American and Filipino descent. An Air Force brat, Asia moved from California to Mississippi when she was just two weeks old. Since then, she'd moved nine times around the world by the time she was thirteen. She spent two years of her elementary studies in Tokyo, Japan as well as Baguio City, Philippines. She discovered her passion for modeling and acting while attending college for computer science.
ABOUT MAKING IT IN AMERICA:
"Making it in..." is a new MYX & TFC original series that follows the multigenerational journey of migrant families that have created top Filipino entrepreneurs, artists, leaders in various parts of the world like America, Canada, the Philippines, Europe and beyond.