Jamie Brewer graced the crowd at designer Carrie Hammer’s runway show during the Mercedes-Benz-sponsored event. The actress is the latest member of the designer’s campaign, “Role Models Not Runway Models,” which aims to highlight powerful, inspiring and exemplary women — not necessarily models — in her shows.
Jamie Brewer made her television debut on American Horror Story. Prior to her transition to acting on camera she was a theatrical actress. She has not left the stage, however, and still continues her training through theater and through improvisation at ‘The Groundlings Theatre and School’ .
Being an individual with Down Syndrome Jamie has made it a point to be active in the Down Syndrome community. Jamie was the youngest to ever be elected President of the ARC of Fort Bend Chapter. From there, she was appointed to the State of Texas ARC Board, then elected to the Executive Board as Treasurer. Jamie was then asked to serve on the ARC Governmental Affairs Committee for the State of Texas. She spoke with Senators at the Texas State Capitol to persuade them to pass the law for Texas to abolish using the “R” word from state legislation, and regarding the needs of people with disabilities in Texas. Texas now uses “Intellectual Developmental Disability” in their legislation. 1
Brewer is involved with a several non-profit organizations, including DSALA, DSiAM, BTAP, National Down Syndrome Congress, American Association of People with Disabilities of the United States, and Civitan International.
Photographer Michael Freeby recently shot American Horror Story actress Jamie Brewer in her first ever photo shoot. In the photos, she wears a mix of Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Escada and GOGA by Gordana Gehlhausen.