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Vicky Jeudy is an American actress with Haitian descent who is best known for her role as former track star Janae Watson on Orange is the New Black .

Early Life[]

Jeudy was born and raised in Queens, New York, USA. Her birthday is January 23rd. Her first presence in the Entertainment world was through competing in beauty pageants. She was a top 25 Semifinalist in the Miss NY USA competition, where she took home the title of Miss Photogenic.


After gaining a BA in theatre studies, she switched her focus to acting. She landed her first few roles in small independent films. Through this, she gained experience in the film scene and learned that through her professionalism and emotionally nuanced performances, it would grant her fast opportunities in the business. She hopes that she will be able to convey her world views through each of her character portrayals.

Personal Life[]

Outside of acting, she is an activist, avid reader in holistic health, and is a certified kick boxing and aerobics instructor.

Social Media[]

  • Her twitter is @vickyjeudy
  • Her Instagram is @Vickyjeudy