Juanita Arias (Young Bruni) is an actress from Colombia where she is known for her television work as a regular in the popular series Mama Tambien as well as the protagonist in last year’s hit Colombian film Amores Peligrosos, directed by Antonio Dorado.
Raised in Bogota, she spent three years in New York studying acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute, as well as six months studying screen acting at London's Met Film School. Since moving to the United States a year ago, Juanita has been seen in over seventy episodes recurring as Aylin in the Telemundo television series En Otra Piel. Other film work includes Demental, Drama Class, and Zambo Dende. In addition to her roles in many Colombian telenovelas, she’s appeared in commercials for Cartier, Gillette, and McDonalds. As a model she’s been the face of Falabella, ELA, and Reebok – for whom she is currently the Colombian ambassador. She recently moved to Los Angeles.