Played by J.R. Ramirez
J.R. Ramirez stars as Jared Vasquez on NBC's "Manifest," now in its second season.
After the return of Flight 828 gave Jared a second chance with the woman he loves, he's forced to let go of the past when their rekindled relationship ultimately fails. He now must face a future without Michaela.
Ramirez is best known for his series regular role of Julio on Starz's hit series "Power," executive produced by musician 50 Cent.
Ramirez was featured on the second season of Netflix's "Marvel's Jessica Jones" as Oscar, a devoted single father and superintendent of Jessica's (Krysten Ritter) building. He also co-starred in Jennifer Morrison's directorial film debut, "Sun Dogs."
Ramirez first gained notoriety in his two seasons on Tyler Perry's "House of Payne." He had a recurring role on CW's top-rated "Arrow," as well as the CW dramedy "Emily Owens, M.D." He also appeared in the Paramount comedy "Drunk Wedding."
Born in Matanzas, Cuba, Ramirez and his family moved to Tampa, Florida, when he was a child. A perfectionist, he is fluent in English and Spanish, loves the outdoors and is an avid hiker, golfer and tennis and basketball player. He enjoys traveling with his rescue dog, Freddy, who he discovered is a Havanese blend and, like himself, Cuban.