Jala Shay was born October 24, and grew up in the Bedford Heights suburbs of
Cleveland, Ohio. After living in different states, her family finally settled in Atlanta,
Ga where she currently resides. Jala is no rookie when it come to the entertainment
industry. Because of her talents, Jala has won numerous awards from trips to Disney
World and iPods to scholarships, savings bonds, and trophies. Since she was three
years old, she began her career winning local talent showcases which has allowed her be
represented by top model and talent agencies, Ford and Elite Models, be in print
advertisements, runway shows, plays,commercials, featured films, and reality shows. Jala credits that include: "The Lottery Ticket"
Wow, "Mean Girls 2", Tyler Perry's "House of Payne",
VH1's "Single Ladies" and “Teen wolf”, Jacob Latimore's latest music video for his single
"Like 'Em All" featuring Diggy Simmons, where she played Jacobʼs love interest.
When it comes to her professional music career, currently Jala is a member of BMI
and has attended publishing and songwriting workshops. She is prepared to showcase
her own music to labels. she is still crafting her acting skills and she still model with the People Store.