Can't Wait For Saved by the Bell? Get to Know Haskiri Velazquez, aka Daisy, Before the Reboot
Haskiri Velazquez is starring as one of the leads in Peacock's reboot of Saved by the Bell, and if you don't know her now, you certainly will. The 25-year-old plays Daisy, the audience surrogate into the bizarre and privileged teens of Bayside High. Velazquez, though not new to the acting industry, has really made a name for herself this past year. The New York native most notably played Rosa in The Forty Year Old Version released in early 2020 on Netflix. Playing Daisy will be her first leading role in a series, and based on her social media accounts, she couldn't be more excited. Before you dive into the highly anticipated reboot on Nov. 25, get to know Velazquez even more with these five interesting facts about her!
Haskiri Has an Aussie Doodle Named Blu and a Golden Doodle Milo
Both of her dogs are objectively adorable, and lucky for us, Haskiri runs an Instagram account dedicated to them! She posts everything from sweet photos to funny videos of her two cute pups.
She and Her Boyfriend Run a Youtube Channel Called Love Across the Hudson
Haskiri and her boyfriend, Nate Ortiz-Turner, run a Youtube channel together. They post everything from vlogs, relationship advice videos, and even some fitness videos. The couple, who have been together for over five years, started the channel to provide tips for others on making a long-distance relationship work.
She Believes That Anything You Can Dream You Can Do
Haskiri frequently writes on her Instagram about the importance of believing in yourself. She's been very candid that her journey to get where she is hasn't always been easy, however, she's extremely grateful for everything she's been through. She often cites hard work, passion, and manifestation as her most valuable tools.
In a recent post, Haskiri wrote, "There were so many times I felt down and hopeless (especially when you're on social media and cant help but compare yourself to others) but there wasn't a time where I felt like acting wasn't for me." Let her story be inspiration for anyone that knows what they want and won't stop until they get it.
She Is Both Dominican and Puerto Rican and Loves Different Aspects of Both Cultures
In an interview with Netflix Con Todo Haskiri said, "I truly love how I grew up, being able to incorporate both sides and learning two different cultures but also making them one." She even includes a small nod to both countries in her Instagram bio with an emoji of both country's respective flags.