Jaquen Castellanos


Jaquén is a writer living in LA. Currently writing for Showtime’s RUST and OWN's DAVID MAKES MAN, she is also adapting the best-selling novel THE OTHER WES MOORE as a feature with Harpo and HBO, developing a mini-series about the Young Lords with Plan B, and developing a criminal justice–themed drama with Warner Horizon. She previously staffed on Showtime's THE AFFAIR, where she was nominated for a WGA award for her writing, and on Starz’ SWEETBITTER. She's also developing an original pilot—a project with which she attended the Sundance Episodic Lab in 2017. Jaquén was born and raised in Miami, FL, graduated from Columbia University, and got her start in the NBC Page Program.