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a man looks up behind a chain link fenceJunior in Valor by Ana Caro de Mallén (2022).

Junior Nyong'o

Master of Fine Arts, Acting




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Junior “June” Nyong’o (he/him) is a third-year MFA Acting Candidate. He is from Nairobi, Kenya and holds a BA in Theatre and Digital Arts from Stetson University.

UC San Diego credits: Bach at Leipzig, Promithes, Promithes, In The Red and Brown Water, 12th Night, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Meladi Thive and Her Words of Comfort (audio play). Select credits: The Outsiders (La Jolla Playhouse); Valor (Guthrie Theatre); Hamlet, Gertrude and Claudius (Orlando Shakes). He has also done readings at Red Bull Theatre in New York.