As we celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month, these proud Afro-Latinas are doing amazing things. Bren Herrera and Julissa Bermudez are bringing their cultures to Cleo Tv.
Herrera is an award-winning celebrity chef, TV personality, entrepreneur, actress, author with an infectious ability to curate and tell stories that matter. Born in Havana, Cuba and raised in Washington, D.C. she fell in love with cooking at a young age as her Mom introduced her to the art of pressure cooking.
After leaving a lofty career in law, Herrera turned to cooking as her way to celebrate her Afro-Cuban roots but also to entertain through dynamic experiences. In her very soulful kitchen, she combine’s Cuba’s vibrant plate, seeded in African, European, and Spanish culture and cuisine, with modern flavors and textures, to create memorable and smart dishes. She is the pressure-cooking Queen whose philosophy is to save time and energy so that you can spend precious time with your loved ones without sacrificing flavor and nutrition.
Julissa Bermudez is an actress and television host known for her roles in Hunters, Royal Pains, Danger One, Ringside and All You’ve Got. Bermudez is also currently host of entertainment news show Central Ave. She was a co-host of the popular music video countdown show 106 & Park, and former host of Jersey Shore: After Hours and related Jersey Shore specials and reunions.
In addition, she co-starred alongside Adrienne Bailon Houghton in their own reality series, Empire Girls: Julissa and Adrienne. Bermudez has more than half a million followers across social platforms.
Julissa B & Bren Herrera sat down with The Culture Commentator Founder, Driune Santana, to discuss how they use their platforms to bring awareness to AfroLatinx being acknowledged during Hispanic Heritage Month.
Check out the interview below.