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Get to Know 'Never Have I Ever' Actor Darren Barnet with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Get to Know 'Never Have I Ever' Actor Darren Barnet with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Never Have I Ever is a new Netflix series created by Mindy Kaling that just premiered on the streaming service and you’re going to fall in love with Darren Barnet, one of the shows stars!

The actor plays Paxton Hall-Yoshida, who is a student retaking the year.

You might recognize Darren from his role as Young Jack on the hit series This Is Us or his work on Criminal Minds, Netflix’s Family Reunion, or Facebook Watch’s Turnt.

We caught up with Darren to learn more about him and you can check out 10 Fun Facts right here:

  • 1. I am Japanese, Cherokee Indian, German, and Swedish.
  • 2. I played basketball and Lacrosse in high school.
  • 3. I love boxing and martial arts.
  • 4. I’ve never been out of North or South America.
  • 5. I once prank called Emma Watson. Sorry Emma.

Click inside to read the rest of the fun facts…

  • 6. My grandfather was a world famous orchestra leader named Charlie Barnet.
  • 7. I write and record hip hop music/lyrics.
  • 8. I once raised my glass to Jennifer Aniston at Craig’s. We had a moment.
  • 9. They shaved off half my eyebrows to play Young Jack in This is Us.
  • 10. My character was originally named Paxton Hall in Never Have I Ever. Mindy Kaling changed it to Paxton Hall-Yoshida after she heard me speaking in Japanese with our AD.

Watch Never Have I Ever right now on Netflix and learn 10 Fun Facts about the show’s star Maitreyi Ramakrishnan.

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