Vannessa is “Estella” -- a tough-talking, unapologetic Border Patrol agent who will do whatever it takes to get her promotion. Vannessa is an Emmy-nominated actress best known for her role of Camila Barrios on Hulu’s hit original series EAST LOS HIGH. She was nominated for an Imagen Foundation Award for Best Lead Actress in a Feature for the film SINS OF A CALL GIRL. A Texas native, Vannessa, went on to study at the Stella Adler Acting Conservatory and UCB in Hollywood. She obtained her BA in Theatre and Psychology from the University of Houston. A graduate of the CBS Comedy showcase, she regularly performs at the Laugh Factory, The Comedy Store, Improv and the Ice House in Pasadena.