Jilian Elyse McLendon was born on March 30 1987 to Patricia and Donnie McLendon in Ocala, Florida. Her love of acting started at a young age and in high school, she was dedicated to the theater department and joined the Thespian Society in 2002. Jilian attended the University of Georgia to complete her Bachelor's degree. During this time, she decided to take a break from school to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. In 2009, she started modeling professionally doing print work for a substantial amount of photographers in the Atlanta and Athens area. She has also worked with some of the most prestigious hair and make-up artists in the South East. Her recent modeling accomplishments include the cover of BINGE Fashion Magazine (Summer 2011), a fashion spread in Heard Magazine (relaunching January 2012), and print advertising for hair stylists and makeup artists along with concept and themed shoots. She is the spokes model for fashion super collaboration Style Militia. Since her explosion into Film and TV, she has been working nonstop in many short films going to festivals. These include working with some of the most innovative and creative production companies in Atlanta. Some of her latest films include "The First", 72 Hour Film Festival Project "The Tour", and SAG New Media project "Dear Marcus Luke" Her TV and Commercial experience constitutes Coca Cola Freestyle, Bronner Borther's 4 Naturals, Expert Casting- to name a few. There is no doubt that Jilian will soon be seen on the "BIG" screen!