Poet Amanda Gorman has an equally amazing twin sister

By , KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO

Amanda Gorman, the supernova poet at Biden’s inauguration, has an equally talented twin sister by the name of Gabrielle Gorman.

Gabrielle Gorman is a 2020 graduate of UCLA's School of Film and Television.

In 2019, she interned in the digital marketing department at the shoe company TOMS, she directed a short documentary called “Mr. Ewing,” about a 99-year-old black teacher and WWII veteran.

In the fall of 2018, she was a content development intern at Scooter Braun Projects, an entertainment and media and interned for the Interim Executive Director at Ava Duvernay's Array, Regina Miller, and in the summer of that year attended Sundance Film Festival as a YoungArts x Sundance Ignite fellow.

In the summer of 2017, she interned at Complex, an award-winning digital media company, where she had the opportunity to work with notable artists like Lana Del Rey and The Game. Also in that year, her short film, Dear America, about what it means to be a Black woman in present day America, was even featured in a PBS special, Immense Possibilities.

In the summer of 2016, she was selected to be an official Shondaland “shadowee” where she was mentored by director, Jann Turner, on the sets of “Scandal” and “How To Get Away with Murder,” and Academy Award winning screenwriter, Aaron Sorkin, presented Gorman with the Aaron Sorkin Writing Award at the WestFlix Film Festival.

Gorman’s short films have garnered competitive awards and she has collaborated with non-profits like TEDx and the California Arts Council.

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