Shenika is an actress, singer and dancer from Long Beach, CA.
She graduated from CSU, Fullerton as a Theatre Arts major. It was during this time when her passion for all things performance deepened.
Here, Shenika starred in several theatrical productions such as For Colored Girls, The Laramie Project, and Ruined and honed her talent in musical theater, TV and film. Shenika has also been a life-long vocalist, performing as a mezzo-soprano with Sounds of Praise, a traveling gospel group. Her dance career spans from performing at events such as NBA halftime shows and musical theater to choreography and teaching at various schools throughout Southern California.
Currently she is a Performing Arts instructor at a charter school is South Central, LA.
Most recently, Shenika appeared on a comedy TV Series "Me Time with Frangela" in Los Angeles, the short film "Les Fleurs" with AFI and she's currently filming a short film called "Dire."
Shenika is the founder and CEO of the non-profit Hands Of SC Love, Inc, whose mission is to empower and support youth and young adults in all areas of life including arts, career guidance and college counseling.
Shenika was crowned for Miss Planetary Native America 2017.