Erin Sands is an Actress, Author, Activist, Writer and Producer. She is the author of The Dunes, a faith-based book for personal growth and the creator of The AmERINcan an online thought leaders forum featuring blogs and panel discussions on emerging political and social issues As an actress Erin has landed Guest-Starring roles on critically acclaimed shows like: NCIS. She is also a producer of documentary films designed to empower and uplift people through true-life stories of faith and victory.
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised in the Bay Area of Northern California, Erin grew up with an innate love for dance, theatre and the written word.
A graduate of Loyola Marymount University, Erin began her career in the performing arts as an actress, dancer and choreographer. Creating pieces for feature films, music videos as well as numerous stage productions. As an actress Erin has landed guest-starring roles on a slew of popular network shows as well as leading roles in independent and feature films. Most notably she has been cast in critically acclaimed shows like “NCIS” and “Southland” as well as popular sitcoms like TV One’s, “Love That Girl”. She is often recognized for her very memorable role in New Line Cinema’s old school cult classic, “Menace II Society”.
Erin has since expanded her creative base by writing and producing scripted and unscripted content for film, television and digital media. “I create projects that I want to see. Shows that illustrate the strength of the human spirit to persevere and overcome. Content that has the ability to make us truly examine our own prejudices and build bridges instead of walls. As well as shows that are simply entertaining whether it be a comedy or a drama. I love showcasing diversity of the human experience with content that can make you laugh until you cry; or that can be both provocative and profound”.
Erin is the co-writer and co-producer of STEM, an award winning, faith-based indie film, chronicling three women’s courageous journeys from tragedy to triumph. Erin is also the creator of a comedic film that she wrote and will star in entitled, Crazy About Erin.
A entertainment industry multi-hyphenate, Erin is the author of The Dunes, an inspirational faith-based book for personal growth. The co-host of a podcast entitled: The Other Side, which examines politics and policy through a faith based lens. And the creator of The AmERINcan, a popular thought leaders forum featuring blogs, vlogs and panel discussions on emerging political and social issues. As a content creator Erin plans on making her mark in multiple ways in this new media, digital era. Expect more!