Sophia Reaves was born in 1991 in Takoma Park, Maryland, to John Reaves Jr. and Dolores Melendez-Reaves. With strong roots in her faith, at an early age Sophia learned the values of being dedicated, trustworthy and coachable. A love for the arts was also instilled in her as a child, leading her to begin writing music at age eight. Noticing her talent, her parents sought out vocal and acting training in order to further develop her artistic skills. Their investment paid off as she won grand champion for a solo act she performed at a state-wide public speaking competition for youth. She then landed a leading role in a high-caliber production of an original high school musical, recordings of which have been sold internationally. Sophia went on to get her Associate of Arts degree from Montgomery College, where she appeared as the TV Host and Reporter in the series "Crossroads Cafe," which continues to be aired on the local cable channel, MCTV.
Since then, Sophia has made a name for herself in the Washington, DC area. Recently, she played a principal character in a national airing of TLC's “Who The (Bleep) Did I Marry?", produced by Sirens Media. She also can be seen at airports and bus terminals around the country in a PSA she starred in for Homeland Security, produced by RaffertyWeiss Media. After working with her on the PSA, the producers at RaffertyWeiss personally requested Sophia to appear in their commercial for Dominion Virginia Power Company.
Sophia has starred in various indie films, such as GreenRobes Productions' "A Touch of Love." In it, she uniquely portrayed the role of Honey, an emotionally conflicted robot, which pushed Sophia in developing nuances in characterization and expanding her acting range. Sophia also won the hearts of many Power Rangers fans as Kimberly, the Pink Ranger in “Teenagers With Attitude: A Power Rangers Fan Film," and as Dulcea in the “Zordon of Eltar” fan film, both produced by Lone Wolf.
Ever a student of her craft, Sophia consistently practices character development and analyzation. Her drive is led by a passion to bring her roles to life by delving into the minds of the characters she portrays. This perfectionism and natural ability to give consistently solid performances is what continues to make her an actor that is sought after by those who know her in the industry.
Unique traits: Accents (British, Southern American, New York); Dancing (Hip-Hop, Latin, Krumping); Ear Prompter; Reporter; Martial Artss; Singing; Stanislavsky's System; Swim Coach/Instructor; Swimming; Teleprompter
Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry
Television (Documentary, Biography and Crime) Actress A biography about real people who marry their "soulmates", until they learn that the person they thought they married, isn't who they say they are.
Touch of Love
Film (Short, Drama, Horror and Sci-Fi) Actress How does a robot express love? The answer is all too human.
Friends in High Places
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Zordon of Eltar
Film (Action) Actress How Zordon became what he is and how he obtained the power coins as well as hidden secrets that have changed the lives of humanity forever.
Television (Comedy and Drama) Actress D.C. Yuppies is a scripted web-series that follows the lives of seven young urban professionals as they navigate their promising careers, relationships, and the exciting nightlife of the Washington, DC Metro area, affectionately known as DMV. But in an area this small, the drama runs high and the gossip spreads fast! Errin is the chair of a high school English department that brings her quiet, book nerd coworker, Deanna, to her first happy hour. It's there that we meet the rest of Errin's clique: Jordan - the gentleman, LaNay - the one-woman rumor mill, Moe - the ladies' man, Kallandra - the sophisti-ratchet, and Rob - the nice guy that always finishes last. Written by Brandon E. Hairston
Teenagers With Attitude
Video (Sci-Fi) Actress A prequel to "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers". After Rita Repulsa and her pack of villains escape, Rita finds an astronaut named "Finster" and turns her into her well known monster maker. Then we meet the new Power Rangers, a group of teens who are being sent to detention for a fight with Bulk and Skull. While they are in Detention, the infamous earthquake happens and they are teleported by Zordon. Written by Anonymous
Television (Drama) Actress Pivot Point is dramatic web series about an ex-police officer being forced to find and kill a perfect stranger...a stranger who is predicted to cause the deaths of thousands of innocent people. TJ Waddell (Antwon Temoney) and Lynn Gardner (Shaira Barton) must find and kill this man...or Waddell's kidnapped daughter dies. Written by Brian Nesbit
Shadow of Blood
Film (Horror) Sound department A group of people work together to destroy a ghostly being who is haunting a house he used to live in.
Growing Up in Two Generations
Film (Action and Drama) Actress This film works to reveal the many horrors and illustrate our human connections through the lives of (Gloria), the Protagonist of the film. Gloria's life with her husband and children are drastically turned upside down when she and David, her husband is faced with unexpected financial devastation and are forced to abandon their dreams of raising the family on the country farm in Southern Virginia and are faced with take on the encountered horrors husbands struggles with a terminal illness and the other surprises awaiting them in the big city. Gloria and David's traditional values and deepest faith will be tested to the very core of their existence, how she will possibly survive! This film will illustrate how one girl (Ruby), the oldest daughter of David and Gloria, despite the many overwhelming obstacles, and near death tragedies in her life. Written by Kazarr
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