Orange Is The New Black actress Jackie Cruz stars in the cover story of Factice Magazine‘s latest edition captured by fashion photographer Leriam with styling from Erin O’Keefe. Makeup is work of Maria Ortega using Mac Cosmetics with hair by Selda Cortes for Eufora International, and manicure by Elizabeth Garcia.
Factice Magazine: There are quite a lot of women in OITNB. Which ones are you inspired by?
Jackie: Without a doubt it’s definitely Uzo Abduba, she is the kindest most talented person I know. I feel like “Orange is the new black” is like a master class and I learn everyday I’m on set with all of these talented women. I always have to bring my A game.
Factice Magazine: You grew up between American and Dominican culture. Is it where you draw your real strength?
Jackie: I am the millennial Latina, we are 1st generation American, but our families are from another country. I believe it’s important to have both cultures in your life. I can’t forget where my ancestors are from and I will never forget their hardships to make it to this country, so that I can have a better future. I am living the American Dream and I’m grateful to be here.
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