Do you remember whenÂ Alyssa JirrelsÂ was our special red carpet correspondent at theÂ Teen Choice AwardsÂ in August? Well, the 17-year-old actress has a bunch of exciting projects coming up and stopped by the Celeb Secrets studio to fill us in on them!
You may remember Alyssa as Chai on Disney Channel’s Girl Meets World, however, she has ventured out into more projects since appearing on the show in 2016. Since GMW, Jirrels scored the role as Veracity in Disney XD’sÂ MECH-X4 and a recurring role as Vanessa on Netflix’s new comedy,Â Alexa & Katie,Â which also starsÂ Paris Berelc, Emery Kelly, and Jack Griffo.
In addition to acting, Alyssa LOVES musical theater and likes to read and write in her free time. She’s alsoÂ a passionate supporter ofÂ HeforShe.org, a global campaignÂ for gender equality, initiated byÂ UNWomen.orgÂ — talk about beauty, talent, AND brains!
Watch our full interview with Alyssa below and keep up with her current projects by following her on Instagram at @alyssajirrels.