Michelle Rodriguez High School:
Michelle Rodriguez College:
|Did not attend.|
What you see is what you get with Mayte Michelle Rodriguez. She was born in Bexar County, Texas, but didn't stay there long. Her family moved to the Dominican Republic when she was eight, two years later they moved to Puerto Rico for a year, before finally settling in Jersey City, New Jersey. In high school, Michelle considered herself to be a joker, and believed she wasn't “really being educated”, so she dropped out at age 17. She got her GED, and dabbled around with the thought of attending business school, though she quickly realized she couldn't maintain the “9 to5” lifestyle. Her real dream was to be a director or producer, so she thought acting would be a good way to start out in that business. After a couple summers as an extra, she saw an ad in the paper looking for a young latina. She auditioned, and beat out 350 girls for a role in the movie "Girlfight". The perfect mix of tough talent and natural beauty, M Rod is a down to earth chica, forever fighting for the underdog.