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The Rest of the Gang

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LOCAL TALENT!

Ryne, Oleysa and Kaycee all live in Salt Lake City.

Oleysa RULIN

PLAYS

Shy composer Kelsi Nielsen

AGE

21

BIRTHDAY

March 17

HOMETOWN

Lehoslavl, Russia (Her family moved to Salt Lake City when she was 7.)

BROTHER

Daniel, 23

PET PROJECT

A charity she started to help orphans in Russia. “We collect clothes, toys and money and take it there.”

IF SHE WASN’T ACTING

“I’d work for a big marketing firm.” She’s majoring in economics at Utah’s Westminster College and recently studied French in Paris.

BOYFRIEND?

“His name is John, and I met him almost three years ago. He lives in Salt Lake City and snowboards. We see each other once a month.”

Ryne SANBORN

PLAYS

Class clown Jason Cross

AGE

18

BIRTHDAY

February 3

HOMETOWN

Salt Lake City

SISTER

Danielle, 15

CHILDHOOD DREAM

“Since I was a kid, I wanted to be on the U.S. Olympic hockey team. But it’s kind of floating away. A year ago I dislocated my shoulder, and ever since, my shots are weaker and weaker.”

BOREDOM BUSTER

“I watch music videos and learn the dances. My favorites right now are Justin Timberlake and Omarion.”

GIRLFRIEND?

No. “Hockey has been my focus. Everything else wasn’t a priority.”

HOW HE’S NOT LIKE JASON

“I’m definitely not as slow as he is! I understand what’s going on, and I always have good grades.”

Chris WARREN JR.

PLAYS

Baking jock Zeke Baylord

AGE

17

BIRTHDAY

January 15

HOMETOWN

Indianapolis

SIBLINGS

None

FAVORITE CLASSES

“Literature and creative writing. I like to make up stories.”

BEST PRACTICAL JOKE

“I sent Zac a text on April Fool’s Day, and I said, ‘Dude, look on You Tube. There’s this crazy video of you.’ He’s freaking out and I was like, ‘April Fool’s!’ He was so mad.”

GIRLFRIEND?

No.

CAN HE REALLY COOK?

“I’m a breakfast pro. I love making egg whites, turkey bacon and all that. And I love making chocolate chip cookies. Mmm!”

Kaycee STROH

PLAYS

Hip-hopper Martha Cox

AGE

23

BIRTHDAY

May 29

HOMETOWN

Salt Lake City

SISTERS

Tiffany, 28, and Jaimie, 30

BEING A SIZE 12 IN HIGH SCHOOL

“There were some boys who couldn’t see past the body image at all. But I decided I’m just going to be me and be happy. Now I do plus-size modeling.”

BOYFRIEND?

No.

BEST COMPLIMENT

“A lot of girls say, ‘You inspire me and I love that you never let your size hold you back. Those are the moments when I sit down and I start to cry. That’s what it’s about.”