Netflix's 'On My Block': Meet The Cast
Get to know all the young stars of the latest Netflix original series.
1. 'Monse Finnie' is played by Sierra Capri
Sierra Capri plays Monse Finnie. The role of Monse is the twenty-something’s very first on-screen starring role. She also played an extra in 2016’s “Hidden Figures”. When Netflix began casting, she was living in Atlanta, Georgia, after having completed her junior year as a biology major at Armstrong State University in Savannah, Georgia. She hasn’t revealed her age but her birthday is on September 11, incase you wanted to know…
2. 'Ruby Martinez' is played by Jason Genao
Jason Genao plays Ruby Martinez. The 20-year-old Dominican-born American actor is probably most known for his role as Napoleon in Netflix’s “The Get Down”. He’s also had roles in “Logan” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”. Jason is 5ft 1 1/2, if you were wondering…
3. 'Jamal Turner' is played by Brett Grey
Brett Grey plays Jamal Turner. He’s previously had roles in “Law & Order: SVU” and can also be seen in new NBC show, “Rise” as one of the dancers in the pilot episode.
4. 'Cesar Diaz' is played by Diego Tinoco
Diego Tinoco plays Cesar Diaz. Fans of “Teen Wolf” will probably recognise him as Mateo who made one appearance in season 6. He’s also made appearances in short films such as “Welcome To Valhalla” (2017) and “Drizzle Of Hope” (2015)
5. 'Olivia' is played by Ronni Hawk
Ronni Hawk plays Olivia. This is the second TV role for 18-year-old Ronni. She previously played the role of Rachel on the Disney sitcom “Stuck In The Middle” for 45 episodes before leaving the show to star on “On My Block.” Ronni - real name Veronica - is also a ballet dancer.
6. 'Oscar 'Spooky' Diaz' is played by Julio Macias
Julio Macias plays the role of Oscar ‘Spooky’ Diaz, Cesar’s brother and leader of the Santos gang. In real life, he does NOT look like Spooky. Did you even recognise him without all those tattoos?! Julio has had roles in “Jane The Virgin” and TV mini series “La Vida ed Como el Cine”. You can see him next in the film “The Last Boat To Alcatraz”.
7. 'Jasmine' is played by Jessica Marie Garcia
Jessica Marie Garcia plays the hilarious Jasmine. Jessica is an American actress hailing from Florida who you’ll probably know from all four seasons of Disney Channel’s Original series "Liv and Maddie”. She also had roles on “The Middle” and “Huge”. She is also a member of the all-female ensemble cast of "BETCH: A Sketch Show”.
8. 'Latrelle' is played by Jahking Guillory
Jahking Guillory plays Latrelle, a member of the Prophets, the rival gang of the Santos. Jahking, who hails from California, is best known for his starring role in the 2016 film, Kicks. The 16-year-old was recently seen in Lena Waithe’s series “The Chi” as Coogie.
9. Ruby's Abuela is played by Peggy Blow
Peggy Blow plays Ruby’s Abelula. She’s had iconic roles in both seasons of “American Crime Story”, “How To Get Away With Murder”, “Castle”, “Dexter”, “Criminal Minds”, “Desperate Housewives”, “That’s So Raven” and “Seinfeld” across a three decade career.