Jasmine Romero is an actress who initially auditioned for Sesame Street during their open casting call in August 2012 for a new, Hispanic cast member. Portions of her audition and callback were featured in the "Sesame Street's Search for a New Hispanic Neighbor" videos on SesameStreet's YouTube Channel. (YouTube)

Though she did not receive the part, she did end up portraying Sofía in the Sesame Street resource video, Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration, and later, a series of online videos on traumatic experiences in 2017. She also provided the voice of a Peruvian Penguin in a season 44 episode[1] and appeared as Mrs. Sanchez in an episode in season 45.[2]


  1. Jasmine Romero official Twitter
  2. Jasmine Romero video log

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