Johnny Trần is from Little Saigon, California.
Originally a STEM major at UCLA, he fell in love with acting when his passion for grassroots organizing in the Vietnamese community led him to his first roles on the stage. He later became an ensemble member of the hereandnow Theatre Company in LA and has been recognized for his work by the Union of North American Vietnamese Student Associations.
His recent work includes Water by the Spoonful (dir. Melanie Queponds) as Professor Aman/Ghost, The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra, Go! (dir. Coya Paz) as Bruce Wong, A Midsummer Night's Dream (dir. Michael Burke) as Hermia, Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook (dir. Krissy Vanderwarker) as Handsome Warren, and the all Asian American reading We Are Here (dir. Chay Yew).