¡Feliz Día De La Independencia! Our 9 Favorite Dominican Celebrities

February 27, 2014  |  
5 of 10

Junot Diaz

Puliter Prize-winning author Junot Diaz grew up in Santo Domingo before his family emigrated to New Jersey. He’s written extensively about what it’s like for Latinas growing up in the Dominican Republic and migrating to the U.S. with their families and establishing a new way of life and is often lauded for it by the literary community.

Comment Disclaimer: Comments that contain profane or derogatory language, video links or exceed 200 words will require approval by a moderator before appearing in the comment section. XOXO-MN