|Carlos Pena Jr|
|The King of Gofin around xD|
Carlos Roberto Pena, Jr. (Born August 15, '89) is and American actor, singer and dancer. He is best known for staring on the Nickeloedon series Big Time Rush as Carlos Garcia in addition to being a member of the band Big Time Rush
Pena was born in Columbia, Missouri. His father is of Spanish and Venezuelan descent, while her mother is of Dominician descent. He was raised in Weston, Florida. He attended Sagemint Upper School where he was a cheerleader. He appreaded in the local production of Grease and Man of La Mancha. He also had a role in the American Heritage School, where he attended before leaving to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career, production of Titanic. During his run in Titanic he fell in love with singing and dancing
His first major role was a guest shot at the age 15 on ER, followed later that year by guest starring roels on Judging Amy, Summerland and Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
While still in high school, Pena appeared in television commercial for the Super Soaker brand recreational water gun, and his image even appeared on the toy's packaging.
Pena was studying musical theater at the Boston Conservatory when his manager urged him to audition for Big Time Rush. Although he was reluctant to do so, he submitted an audition tape and won the role a month later. Pena moved to Hollywood in August '09