Arista Arhin

Arista Arhin is a 14-year old award-winning actress from Toronto, Canada. From a young age, Arista has always been in the spotlight having modelled for major campaigns including Spin Master, Walmart, and Hasbro. It wasn’t until the age of 10 when she decided to make a shift and pursue her passion for acting. Her first big break came when she was cast as Ozlyn in the award-winning children’s live action educational television series Odd Squad (TVOKids/PBS Kids). Since then, Arista has been cast in the latest reboot of the iconic television series Star Trek: Discovery (CBS). She can be seen recurring as Young Michael Burnham in the current season airing now on CBS. Coming up next, Arista will be starring as Alicia Windsor in the highly anticipated family comedy series Bajillionaires (Family Channel) about a group of friends running a start-up out of their parent’s garage. The show is set to premiere on March 2, 2019. To hone her acting skills, Arista trained at the prestigious Second City and LB Acting Studio. Recently, Arista was nominated for Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actress at the 2018 Young Artists Awards for her role as Young Burnham on Star Trek: Discovery. She was also nominated for Best Actress in a Principle Role, TV Series 7-12 years old at the 2018 Joey Awards for her role as Young Burnham on Star Trek: Discovery and Best Recurring Young Actress 12 & Under in a TV Series at the 2018 Young Entertainer Award for her role as Ozlyn in Odd Squad. Arista is a recipient of the 2018 Joey Awards where she won in the category Best Recurring or Lead Actress in a Children’s Television Show for her role as Ozlyn in Odd Squad. Outside of acting, Arista enjoys dancing, playing volleyball and softball, fashion, and spending her summers in Montenegro where she gets to indulge in the local cuisine and the beautiful scenery. Arista lives in Toronto with her parents.

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