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An Phan's journey is a testament to the power of talent, hard work, and a lifelong commitment to learning. Raised in a small Arkansas town by immigrant parents, An embraced humility, perseverance, and a deep sense of community. Her artistic talents emerged early, earning her numerous awards and recognition in various competitions.

An pursued an Honors degree in the Arts from Oklahoma and a Master's in Acting for Film in Los Angeles. Her relentless quest for knowledge continues as she currently works toward earning her Ph.D., demonstrating her unwavering dedication to self-improvement and expertise in her field.

 

Her acting career quickly took off with roles in popular shows like HBO's "Euphoria" and Showtime's "KIDDING," along with a notable role in the film "The Dust Child." Beyond acting, An wrote, produced, and starred in the award-winning short film "GOLD," earning recognition with awards like Top Shorts: Best Original Story and Los Angeles Film Awards 2018: Best Actress (Indie Film).

 

As a TEDx TALKS speaker, An addressed the challenges Asian actors face in Hollywood, emphasizing the importance of embracing one's ethnicity. Her commitment to her Vietnamese heritage is evident through titles like Miss Arkansas State Queen, Miss Talent Vietnam USA, and Miss Vietnam America Regency International 2021, and featured on Pageant Planet as Miss California State Queen 2024, as well as features in VOGUE Italia and the front cover of Viet Lifestyles Magazine.

 

An serves as an Ambassador for the National Organization of Vietnamese American Leadership of Greater Washington, DC (NOVAL-DC), and has been a guest speaker for NAAAP-DC. She also dedicates time to mentoring young girls in beauty pageants and is fluent in Vietnamese, reflecting her deep love for her heritage.

 

In addition to her achievements, An hosts an AAPI talk show in Beverly Hills, partnered with the Asian Media Network, broadcasting her show on their platform to raise funds for mental health therapy support for AAPI artists through her non-profit organization.

 

She is the CEO and Founder of the 501c3 Non-Profit Organization, AAPI ARTISTS FOR MENTAL INITIATIVE (AAMI), working to destigmatize mental health issues within the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities through art, storytelling, and collaboration with artists, activists, and mental health professionals.

 

An's commitment to promoting mental health awareness, empowering the younger generation, and pursuing a Ph.D. reflects her dedication to using her talent, influence, and continued education for the greater good.

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