Actress, singer and dancer: in the entertainment world, this is known as a “triple threat.”
Club alumna Jennifer Lopez is all that and more. Lopez honed her performing skills at the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club in the Bronx, N.Y., where she was an early member of the Club’s renowned performing arts program. Lopez made her feature film debut in 1995. Her 1997 portrayal of slain Tejana singing star Selena won Lopez a Best Actress award from American Latino Media Arts. A popular recording artist, Lopez’s Grammy-nominated 1999 debut album, On the 6, sold more than 6 million copies worldwide.
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