Jesus Trivino

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Jesus Trivino Alarcon began his professional journalism career at Vibe and has held editorial positions at Harris Publications, MyNuvoTV.com, and BET.com. Additionally, he has written and reported for the NY Daily News, SLAM, The Source, XXL, Inked, SOHH.com, People.com, Essence.com, and many more. In his 14-year career he’s interviewed countless celebrities including Carmelo Anthony, Demi Lovato, Marc Anthony, Rosario Dawson, Willie Colón, Jay-Z, Nas, Jessica Alba, John Leguizamo, 50 Cent, Kanye West, among others. Today, as Latina’s Entertainment Director he’s constantly thinking WWJD—What Would Juanes Do? Follow me on Instagram @JesusTalks and Twitter @JesusTalkz
 
Favorite Latino fashionista: Carmelo Anthony
 
My first celebrity crush: Iris Chacon, Yuri
 
Something people don't know about me: At 11, I was working with my dad at a kosher butcher shop on Sundays. Child labor be damned! It instilled a work ethic in me that I still have to this day. Thanks, Pops. 
 
Guilty pop culture addiction: Real Housewives of New Jersey, Bad Girls Club, Real World
 
Two words that describe Elvis Crespo: Jerk Chicken
 
If I met Jennifer Lopez, I would: take the 6 train to the Bronx. We’d find the nearest bodega and get quarter drinks and share a bag of salt & vinegar chips. Then I’d realize it was Jennifer Lopez who works at my doctor’s office.
 
Movie that makes me cry: A Better Life, Up
 
Celebrity I'd switch teams for: Juanes
 
Latino artist on my iPod right now: 3BallMTY
 
Favorite Interview with a Latino Celeb: Willie Colon
 
Favorite Latin dish: Sopa de Bola
 
Favorite Spanish-Language Song: “Nada Valgo Sin Tu Amor”—Juanes
 
Proudest Moment as a Latino: When I got the call to work at Latina. To be able to promote our culture and gente to the masses is incredible. Dale!

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Lisa Ramos is the perfect woman — witty, sexy, and f***in' hilarious.
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In honor of the Battle of Puebla (that's right, it's not Mexican Independence Day), Latina on the Street hit up Tequila Sunrise in Bayside, NY to quiz the public on Mexican trivia.


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After 53 years, Sabado Gigante ends its historic run in September. What will Don Francisco do? Well, nothing because he’s been dead since 1998 (a hologram has been hosting ever since). We're just kidding! But seriously, what will older Latinos do when the storied variety show calls it quits? We explore...


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5 Reasons We’re Crowning Matthew McConaughey an Honorary Latino
Why We’re Crowning Matthew McConaughey an Honorary Latino

Matthew McConaughey was born and raised in Texas. That fact alone should give him a lifelong barrio pass but he decided to expand his love of Latino culture by learning Spanish, working with Queen J.Lo, and marrying a Brazilian dream girl.

Here are a few more reasons why we had to dub Mr. Alright, Alright, Alright an honorary Latino:

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Dascha Polanco is Latina Magazine's June/July 2015 Cover Star!

Orange Is the New Black star, Dascha Polanco, graces the cover of Latina’s June/July 2015 Entertainment issue. The curvaceous Dominican-American actress breaks down and gives Latina a very emotional in-depth look at her life — growing up in Brooklyn, New York, battling depression, being a single mom and body image. Polanco also unveils her newest hair color, thanks to L’Oreal Paris Feria. The issue hits newsstands and Nook Newsstand May 12, 2015.


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Exclusive: Jaime Camil, TV’s Best Dad, Talks ‘Jane the Virgin’ & Working With Gina Rodriguez
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When Jaime Camil speaks, you listen. If he’s in character as Rogelio from Jane the Virgin, you’d be prone to chuckle and get flashbacks of your mami’s favorite telenovelas.


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Exclusive: Ximena Sariñana on Touring with Juanes, ‘Game of Thrones,’ & Confidence
Exclusive: Ximena Sariñana on Touring with Juanes, ‘Game of Thrones,’ & Confidence

Ximena Sariñana isn’t one to be labeled but unfortunately, we’re in the business of words. How else would we be able to say she’s a Mexican pop singer/songwriter who’s creations make you think, live, dance, and even cry?

Okay, enough with the labels and we’ll have Sariñana tell us about her upcoming tour in support of her album, No Todo Lo Puedes Dar, her Game of Thrones obsession, and defining yourself by being yourself.


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In this week's edition of Latina On the Street, we asked New Yorkers about their worst fashion fails ever.


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If anyone knows Puerto Rican slang, it’s one of the reigning kings of Boricuas: Daddy Yankee.


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