Jaylen Dunbar was born and raised in Aurora, Colorado. From a young age, he admired animation and its ability to convey meaningful and entertaining stories. Drawing inspiration from the cartoons and comics he grew up with, Jaylen developed his talent of storytelling through his own drawings and comics. Through the University of Colorado Denver, he refined his ability to portray different elements on screen through digital graphics and animation. Following graduation, Jaylen hopes to use his passion and his craft to amplify underrepresented voices and make an impact in the field of animation.