Jada Gomez Deputy Editor

Jada Gomez-Lacayo is the Digital Deputy Editor at Latina. Her love for pop culture turned her childhood dream into a dream career in journalism, that led her to TIME, PEOPLE andHipHopDX. On the rare occasion she's not on her editor hustle, she can be found on a marathon trail, and updating her football fantasy roster. Her spirit animal is a combination of Kanye West and a rainbow.

Latina Staffers Share Trump Presidency Concerns
Latina Staff Speaks Candidly About Fears of Trump's Looming Presidency

Inauguration is quickly approaching, and for many, Donald Trump's big day feels like Doom's Day 2017.
Trump will officially become the 45th president of the United States this Friday, and while supporters praise his election victory, a majority of Americans are feeling uncertain. His entrance into the White House has stirred up anxiety and fear among the historically marginalized. The president-elect is taking office to one of the lowest approval ratings an incoming president has earned, and his Twitter rhetoric does little to unite after a brutal election. 


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Miguelito Exclusive
Exclusive: Miguel Talks New Film & Plans to Record Spanish-Language Album in 2017!

A blend of soul, sex and style makes R&B powerhouse Miguel so damn irresistible. In 2017, the entertainer, whose father is Mexican-American and mother is African-American, has made an impressive transition to film in the 1920s gangster-infused thrill ride, "Live by Night," alongside Hollywood heavy-hitters Ben Affleck and Zoe Saldana.


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Why We Love Dominican NBA Cutie Karl Anthony Towns
11 Reasons We Love Dominican NBA Cutie Karl Anthony Towns

The NBA is full of tall, dark and handsome supermen, but when a Latino is a overall first draft pick, we can't help but notice with pride. NBA newbie Karl Anthony Towns is a star player on the Minnesota Timberwolves, but he scores an extra three-point shot on our leaderboard for his neverending love for his Dominican roots. 


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Is It Real?: Drake and J. Lo Make It Official With Snuggled Up Instagram Photo
Is It Real? Drake and J. Lo Make It Official With Snuggled Up Instagram Photo

Drake is a bad, bad boy. Rumors have been swirling that the 30-year-old rapper has been spending some quality time with pop royalty Jennifer Lopez, 47, and the two seemed to make it somewhat official the way millennials often do— with an Instagram photo.

RELATED: Jennifer Lopez Steps Out for Date Night With Drake And We're Literally Dying Inside

 


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World Pop Icon George Michael Dead At 53: Celebs Share Bittersweet Tributes
World Pop Icon George Michael Dead At 53: Mario Lopez, Elton John Share Heartfelt Tributes

2016 hasn't been kind in the way of surprise deaths of our most beloved celebrities. Christmas Day was no exception. 

Pop legend George Michael, known for anthemic hits like "Freedom 90," "Faith," and "Father Figure," has died. He was just 53 years old. 

RELATED: Prince's 8 Latino Connections

 


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The World Needs "Hamilton The Mixtape" More Than Ever
The 'Hamilton' Mixtape: 9 Badass Rise Up Lines to Drop On Instagram

This Puerto Rican’s brains are leaking through the speakers…


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Project Enye Livestream
How to Watch the Life-Changing Documentary 'Being Ñ' Today

This fall, Latina staffers were moved to tears in our NYC conference room as we watched Denise Soler Cox bare her soul in the brutally honest, completely hopeful documentary "Project Enye." In turn, we bared our souls in what became a beautiful safe space, and we were more determined than ever to tell your stories, and all of those of our community, in their most unapologetic and purest forms. 


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I'm A 34-Year-Old Disney Fan Who Can Finally See My Reflection In 'Moana'
Why This 34 Year Old Can't Wait to See 'Moana'

Disney's latest leading lady is brown... just like me. I couldn't be more thrilled!


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Ridealong With Jerry Ferrara Exclusive
EXCLUSIVE: Jerry Ferrara Talks 'Power,' Weight Loss & His Mission to Keep Travelers Safe This Holiday Season

Here's something I can officially check off my bucket list: riding around and getting it with Jerry Ferrara.


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AMAS 2016: A Complete List of the Night's Big Winners!
AMAs 2016: A Complete List of the Night's Big Winners!

One of the biggest nights in music is finally here! Bruno Mars kicked off the show with some slick moves and "24K Magic," and we're so excited to see Selena Gomez looking absolutely stunning on the red carpet.

MORE: AMAs 2016: 8 Celebs Who Slayed The Red Carpet!


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