Jade Pettyjohn Best Known in An American Girl McKenna Shoots for the Stars and Little Fires Everywhere. Having played the role of Summer in the musical comedy TV series, School of Rock. Having made guest appearances in many hit TV shows such as Criminal Minds Suspect Behavior, Henry Danger, and Pure Genius
Born Name Jade Elizabeth Pettyjohn
Occupation Actress, Voiceover Artist
Years active 2008-present
Born November 08, 2000, 20, Los Angeles, California, United States
Sun Sign Scorpio
Height 5 ft or 152.5 cm
Hair Color Dark Brown (Natural). However, she has leaned towards blonde highlights.
Eye Color Blue
Measurements 32-24-33 in – 81-61-84 cm
Bra size 32A
Father – Shiloh Pettyjohn
Mother – Jessica Pettyjohn
She graduated high school as valedictorian.
Jade Pettyjohn is known for her roles as McKenna Brooks in An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars, as Summer on the Nickelodeon television series School of Rock and as Lexie Richardson on the Hulu drama television miniseries Little Fires Everywhere.
Life and career
Prior to her film and television career, she performed alongside a local children’s song and dance troupe from the age of seven.
Pettyjohn has also played various roles in several television series, such as in Revolution, Criminal Minds Suspect Behavior, Grimm, The United States Of Tara, The Mentalist, and Pure Genius.
She co-starred in the Nickelodeon Original Movie Rufus 2 which aired in January 2017.
In September 2017, Pettyjohn was cast as Laura Dern’s daughter in the movie Trial by Fire.
Additionally, she was added to the cast of the crime thriller film Destroyer, and appeared in the film Against All Enemies.
In late 2018, Pettyjohn was cast in Deadwood: The Movie, playing the role of Caroline, a newcomer to the town of Deadwood.
In 2019 she was cast in the Hulu television series Little Fires Everywhere playing Lexie Richardson, the daughter of Reese Witherspoon’s character.
In June 2020, it was announced that Pettyjohn had been cast in the ABC television drama series Big Sky, playing Grace Sullivan who is kidnapped along with her older sister Danielle (Natalie Alyn Lind).
In 2014, Jade made her theatrical film debut in the family drama movie Dakota’s Summer in the role of Summer Jennings.
First TV Show
In 2008, Jade Pettyjohn made her first TV show appearance in the ‘Ladies in Red’ episode of the drama-comedy series, The Mentalist. She was 8 years old when she made her TV show debut.
Jade Pettyjohn Favorite Things
Starbucks Order – Green Tea
Style Inspiration – Twiggy
Go–To Nail Polish Color – White
Restaurant – Kye’s in Santa Monica
Jade Pettyjohn Facts
At the age of 7, Jade started performing with a dance troupe.
She was encouraged by her parents to get into acting at the age of 7.
She did voiceover work for the role-playing video game, World of Final Fantasy, in 2016.
In the year 2018, she brought to life the character of Julie Gilbert in the biographical film, Trial by Fire.
To prepare for her role in An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars, she trained with the Canadian junior Olympic team for gymnastics.
She was cast as Jenny Kowalski in the 2019 political thriller film, Seberg, starring Kristen Stewart, Jack O’Connell, Margaret Qualley, Zazie Beetz, Anthony Mackie, and Vince Vaughn.
In her free time, she likes to play the guitar and sing songs.
She volunteers her free time for the Los Angeles Mission, which is a non-profit organization that works to provide food to the homeless and underprivileged.
In 2020, she started playing the character named Grace Sullivan, Danielle’s younger sister who is also kidnapped by Ronald, in the ABC police procedural drama series, Big Sky, in which she co-starred alongside the likes of Katheryn Winnick, Kylie Bunbury, Brian Geraghty, Natalie Alyn Lind, and Ryan Phillippe.
She portrayed the role of Lexie Richardson, Elena’s and Bill’s eldest daughter who is a straight-A student, in Little Fires Everywhere, a drama streaming television miniseries.
Visit her official website @ jadepettyjohn.com.