"You're just like a Hobbit! You have curly hair, you're really short, you detest leaving your house, and you love breakfast food," was a favorite comment Abby received from a classmate likening her persona to that of the race of Lord of the Rings heroes like Bilbo and Frodo Baggins.
Abby Sherlock is an award-winning and recognized 22-year-old Graduate Student at the University of Southern California's SCA Interactive Media MFA program. Born and raised in the South, she grew up as a child actor and closet fantasy/sci-fi/comic nerd while performing the part of preppy cheerleader and varsity lacrosse player in her daily life. Upon reaching undergraduate at UC San Diego she expanded her artistic passions and intense work ethnic into multiple fields and practices around gaming, comics, film and esports. Besides managing several organizations accounts and growing them exponentially, her personal accounts have 9k+ followers combined. Her interests are global and after studies abroad in Tokyo, Japan her final project, a script was selected for a Company 157 UCSD Undergraduate New Play festival.
She was also selected this past year as a Forbes 30 under 30 finalist (top 60 Nationwide for the esteemed slots) for her work in the video game community. She plans on becoming a Jedi Knight after receiving her Masters but if that falls through she would be happy pursuing a job in the entertainment field, either in film, video gaming, or theatre production.
In her free time she enjoys playing video games, (mostly JRPGS and action-adventure open worlds) period films, movie soundtracks, old Hollywood, reading, history, space, spending time with her family & pets and taking personality tests. (Yes, she's a INFJ, Neutral Good, House Stark, and Gryffindor, thanks for asking.)