Born and raised in San Diego, Yvette was primarily involved in the local theatre community when she first began acting. She has performed in many shows including a performance with La Jolla Playhouse, a world renowned Equity theatre. She has also worked with the volunteer community council “Amigos Del Rep” to promote Latino/Chicano arts and education through San Diego Repertory Theatre. Yvette has been nominated for both Best Lead Actress and Supporting Actress at the San Diego Film Awards. She has also been featured in a long list of commercials, including both national and regional spots. Most recently Yvette has ventured into writing and producing film, and is dedicated to promoting diversity on and off screen and making a positive impact on audiences.