I’m a filmmaker, actress, MD, & mother who is passionate about positive content creation and social impact! Explore my website for updates on past and future projects.
12 Days of McChristmas: Jaya’s Favorite Things 2022!
YO HO HO AND A BOTTLE OF HOT BUTTERED RUM! #McChristmas2022 is HEEEEREE! It’s #Year3, so you know the deal…
December 3, 2022
Loving Living Local Interview for Film Prize 2022
October 12, 2022
We got into the top 20 of the Louisiana Film Prize!
We got into the top 20 of the Louisiana Film Prize! Which means we’re 4 for 4 with short films…
September 27, 2022
17 ways I self-preserved after June 24
The last few weeks have been a complete shite show. Here’s how I took care of myself and my mental…
July 5, 2022
Jaya’s First Hollywood Premiere!!!!
My first Hollywood premiere was a total dream! “Days of Daisy,” in which I play Dr. Bridget Upadhya, premiered at…
June 29, 2022
Get PUMPED for the StorytellHERS Event!
Exciting news! Local #youngblackandcreative filmmaker Kristi Woodard has curated a one-night-only event in partnership with the Robinson Film Center to…
March 24, 2022
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