Jennifer Lawrence,
Aka Katniss Everdeen,
The star of The Hunger
Games, Jennifer Lawrence, was
born in Louisville, Kentucky, on
August 15, 1990. Jennifer, Aka
“Jen” to her friends and family,
has two older brothers,
Blaine and Ben. She attended
Kammerer Middle School but
left to attend Ballard High
School. She participated in
cheerleading, field hockey,
softball, and modeling, but
she had no interest in any
other hobby except for
Lawrence was discovered
at age 14 in New York City while
vacationing with her family, and
she had a few auditions there in
2004. Although she auditioned
to be the lead cast member of
Bella in Twilight, Lawrence did
not get the role.
Her first major role was
as a lead cast member on the
TBS sitcom, “The Bill Engvall
Show” (2007-2009). Other movies and television shows Lawrence played in included The
Hunger Games, Silver Linings
Playbook, American Hustle, The
Hunger Games: Catching Fire,
and X-Men: First Class.
herself and speak her mind.
Lawrence is known today for being an inspiration to teen girls all
around the world.
“In Hollywood, I’m
obese. I’m considered a fat actress. I’m never going to starve
myself for a part. I keep waiting
for that one role that comes
along that scares me enough into dieting. And it just can’t
Lawrence has won many
major awards such as the Golden Globe Awards, Critics Choice
Movie Awards, Academy
Awards, etc. Lawrence has also
won many smaller awards such
as the Gotham Award, Saturn
Award, and the Young Artists
May the odds be ever in your favor! Kortney
Criswell (6) relaxes and enjoys her favorite
character, Katniss Everdeen. Her classmate Emma
Shreve (6) said, “Jennifer Lawrence is an
inspiration because she doesn’t care what people
think and she likes food.”
happen. I’m invincible. I don’t
want girls to be like ‘oh, I want
The winner of the winners! Kayla Bailey (7) gets
into a juicy part of the book. Kayla said,
to look like Katniss, so I’m going
“Jennifer Lawrence is a good actor because she
to skip dinner.’ That’s something
knows what she is doing and it didn't look false.”
I was really conscious of during
training. I was trying to get my
Lawrence is mostly
body fit and strong, not thin and
known for her crazy personality, underfed,” said Lawrence.
meaning she is not afraid to be
By Breanna Evans, Ravin Hood, and Abbie Hunt