Iconic GIRL To Know: Kendyl Joi

In Iconic GIRLS on December 19, 2011 at 5:00 pm
Kendyl Joi was born in Dallas, Texas and graduated from Booker T. Washington Arts Magnet as a Theater Major. She then attained her BFA from the University of Minnesota-Guthrie Theater Acting Training Program where she was a member of the first graduating class. She spent time in London, England at the British Dramatic Academy of Arts and the Royal National Theater honing her craft on the stage. She also spent time in Cape Town, South Africa studying Dramatic Writing, and most recently received graduating Honors from the Vancouver Film School in British Columbia. She reached a lifetime goal of laying a solid foundation of education, and by faith declined further education from NYU’s Master program to pursue her calling as an actor. Throughout her career on stage, film and now television, she’s managed to share an IVEY award for “best emotional impact theater” in Minneapolis for a show called “Sez She” where she is one of the original cast members.
She’s also been acknowledged as “Best New Face” in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. She has graced the screen in shows like LIFE and other independent film projects. Her most recent honor is being cast in the new comedic sitcom, LOVE THAT GIRL where she plays Nefertiti along stars such as Tatyana Ali, Alphonso McAuley, and Phil Morris.

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