Alena Pitts is a 13-year-old actress, author and model from Dallas, Texas. As the oldest of four girls, Alena first cut her teeth in actingthrough 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 major supporting role as DanielleJordan. The movie was a box-office hit in 2015, and went on to become the 6th highest grossing Christian film in box office history. Thefilm 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 series is written with her mother, Wynter Pitts, who founded For Girls Like You, a ministry that equips women ofall ages to walk boldly into who God has created them to be and to resource parents to raise strong Christ following God girls that sayyes to His plans for their lives.
Alena is a frequent contributor to For Girls Like You Magazine and has interviewed Candace Cameron Bure, Jamie Grace, and One GirlNation 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.
Having experienced unbelievable worldly success at the young age of 13, Alena remains very grounded and values her relationship withJesus 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, pastor, speaker and author.