Gaelyn Drew Smith is your next favorite Hollywood multi-hyphenate. She received her BFA in Acting from Syracuse University in May 2020, receiving the Marcia Mohr Award for Excellence in Dramatic Acting. Her Syracuse University credits include: For Colored Girls (Lady in Purple), Good Kids (Skyler), The Women, and her one-woman show Something Like...This. She is an accomplished spoken word artist, winning Grand Slam Champion of the DC Youth Slam Team (2016) and other awards. She is currently a Master’s Candidate in the Television, Radio, and Film program at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications with a focus on writing, producing, and directing. She also has a podcast called You Got is Sis: Meditations, Affirmations, and Bedtime Stories for the Black woman (+anyone else). Outside of this, you can find her watching Beyoncé documentaries, making Tik-Toks, bothering her dad, and eating french fries.