How Jenna Compono Became a Legendary Star and the One Thing Every Star Needs
A woman with no real name, Jenna Compano grew up in a small town in Northern California.
When she was six, she got her first tattoo, on her left arm.
In her teens, she took up painting.
She’s been painting ever since, and it’s one of her passions.
She’s also a voice actress and a star of her own series, Jenna’s World, which has premiered on Netflix.
In addition to her work in the show, she’s also an accomplished sculptor.
Compono has been working on a new series called “The Essential Guide to the Jenna Componos Home,” which will be released in 2018.
“My mother always said, ‘Jenna loves to make things,'” Compono told IGN.
“That’s where she learned to make stuff.
When you’re a child and you’re looking at a picture of your mother, you’re just going, ‘Oh my God.
You just know.”
Compono says she loves how her mother taught her about the world and the art of the craft.
“I learned the craft from her and from my mom,” she said.
“I learned about how to paint and how to do all those things that I wanted to do.
I got a lot of things from her, and I’ve learned from her as well.”
The first time Compono met Jenna was when she was in elementary school.
“She was so beautiful,” she recalled.
“My mother is a big star in my life.”
In high school, she attended a school for gifted students.
“One of my teachers was like, ‘Well, what about the girls?’
And I was like ‘Oh, well, I’m a girl,’ and she was like,’Oh, you are!’
I was so happy,” she laughed.”
She taught me a lot,” she continued.
“And I was in love with her and I went to see her.
It was like a dream come true.”
She was also in love at the time with a friend.
“It was kind of weird at first because she was dating someone else,” she remembered.
“But then she said, Oh, this is the guy.
I can’t believe it.””
It was the first time I really felt like I could say, ‘I’m with you.'”
“You’re so beautiful.
You can take my hand and walk through the hall and be with me.
You’re so much like my mom.”
In her freshman year of high school in 2015, Compono became the target of a hate crime in the city of San Jose.
Compano and her friends went to the police station to report the attack.
“The whole thing was just like, it’s a hate attack on someone,” she explained.
She said that her school’s principal and her supervisor told her, “You know what, Jenna, we’re not gonna get involved.”
“The school said, this isn’t going to get reported,” she added.
“They said, there’s no police department in town.
There’s no crime that could get reported.”
In 2016, she moved back to California.
“We were kind of like, we can’t just leave,” she told IGN, “because of what happened in the past.”
Compono said she decided to come back.
“At the end of the day, I was scared for my life.
It just happened that I was coming back, so I had to go back.
It felt like it was a lot to take away.”
She returned to San Jose to start her first job at a jewelry store, where she made $9 an hour.
“When I was here, it was the highest paycheck I’d ever made,” she described.
“Now it’s just a lot harder.”
She also returned to the city to get a high school diploma, but in 2017, she had to take a leave of absence due to a health crisis.
“Being on leave for so long is tough,” she admitted.
“After that, I just wanted to get out of the city.”
Compano returned to Los Angeles and graduated from the University of Southern California in 2019 with a degree in psychology.
Her next goal was to be a writer.
She wrote her first novel, A Perfect Circle, and her second, The Essential Guide.
“Every time I get to write a novel, I feel like it’s my first time, and my first book,” she stated.
“Writing is my way of being able to be myself.”
In 2017, Compon went back to her home state of Nevada for the first and only time.
“This time, I wasn’t coming back,” she noted.
“For the first three years, I felt like there wasn’t a lot that was happening, but after I got back, I started to see how big the world was.
I realized that this was my first big step into the world.
It really was