At a very young age, Jasmine Hurt demonstrated passion, talent, and a love of the performing arts which included dance, theatre, plays and musicals, along with singing. She graduated from Ponte Vedra High School in Ponte Vedra, Florida with academic honors and received five Critic’s Choice Awards (Florida’s Thespians’ Districts), won first place for Miss Ponte Vedra and Miss Senior High, and placed in the top ten for Miss Florida’s Outstanding Teen as part of Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Competition. She was heavily involved in community theatre and starred in Sister Act at Theatre Jacksonville and a local TV commercial.
Currently, Jasmine is a senior at the University of North Carolina School of Arts in Winston-Salem, NC and pursuing her BFA in Acting with an expected graduation date in May 2024. While continuing to maintain high academic status, Jasmine has been in a number of mainstage performances at UNCSA to date! Highlighted performances have included her playing the role of Yvette Poitier in Mother Courage and Her Children and Heidi Rodewald/ensemble in the musical Passing Strange.
Additionally, Jasmine has been involved in a number of creative projects including her own productions of NUMB and A Love Letter to My Bush (short films) that she wrote and directed. She’s also actively involved with the student organization, Artists of Color, where she has held the position of Vice President of Advocacy for the past two years.
Upon graduation, she would like to pursue a professional career in acting in theatre, film, television, and multimedia streaming platforms while giving back to the community in the performing arts.