Born and raised in Oakland, CA to multi-ethnic immigrants, Deanna Pak first stepped into the arts as a contemporary dancer and quickly became a member of the Skyline Performing Arts Academy at age 14, which led to speaking roles in plays and musicals. During her last year in the academy, Pak won a dance medal and the Outstanding Female Performance of the Year in Theatre.After taking classes at American Conservatory Theatre (ACT), she worked on local films, plays, and commercial work in San Francisco. Through modeling and acting, Pak was selected from thousands of girls to compete in the Miss California Teen USA Pageant, representing North Bay. She placed in the top 20%. Through this platform, Pak built strong relationships and further opportunities to serve her community, including W.O.M.A.N., Inc. (Women Organized to Make Abuse Nonexistent) and Lifting Up Lives Organization.After the pageant, Pak moved to Los Angeles. She landed her first starring role in the feature film, "Prom Ride". Since then, she has worked in numerous movies and television shows and created her first TV series, "Hot Asian Girl".