Alena Pitts is a 13-year-old actress and author from Dallas, Texas. As the oldest of four girls, Alena first cut her teeth in acting through making home videos and dramas with her sisters, using their entire home as their recording studio.
The Kendrick Brothers’ WAR ROOM marked Alena’s professional acting debut, with Alena cast in the lead role as Danielle Jordan. The movie was a box-office hit in 2015, becoming the 6th highest grossing Christian film in box office history. The film immediately launched Alena headfirst into the spotlight.
Shortly after, Alena started on a new journey and has co-authored a three-book fictional series aptly titled, Lena In The Spotlight (Zonderkids 2017). The first book Hello Stars released in April 2017. The books are written with her mother, Wynter Pitts, who founded a ministry brand called For Girls Like You. For Girls Like You includes a quarterly print magazine, two devotionals - For Girls Like You: A Devotional For Tweens (2015), You’re God’s Girl: A Devotional For Tweens (2016) - and You’re God’s Girl Coloring Book (2017).
Alena is a frequent contributor to the magazine and has interviewed Candace Cameron Bure, Jamie-Grace, and One Girl Nation for the publication, adding tremendous value through her creativity and excellent writing ability.
Alena is a creative in every sense of the word and is a talented singer and modern dancer. Though creative she is well rounded, participating in competitive volleyball and track and field all while being an honor roll student.
Though having experienced unbelievable worldly success, Alena remains very grounded and values her relationship with Jesus Christ as her highest priority, followed by her commitment to her parents and her three sisters Kaitlyn (10), Camryn (8) and Olivia (8).
She resides in Dallas, TX and is the grandniece of Dr. Tony Evans.
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