Jet Jurgensmeyer, an intrepid 11-year-old, has taken his Midwestern charm to the big screen. Listen for Jet on Nickelodeon’s animated series Shimmer and Shine and Bubble Guppies, and see him in Disney’s upcoming remake of Adventures in Babysitting. Other credits include American Sniper, Grey’s Anatomy, Devil’s Knot, and Hot in Cleveland.

• When I was 3, I started singing onstage at my parents’ restaurant in Nashville, where I was born. Then I did some acting, and I loved it.

• I don’t have stage fright at all. My parents always say that I’ll never meet a stranger.

• We live half the year in California and the rest in Tennessee and Missouri; I love coming back here to our family farm to see my grandparents and cousins and to ride horses and four-wheelers. That’s, like, the best thing.

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