Kristell Jean Age, MasterChef Junior, Wiki, Parents, Siblings, Family

Kristell Jean Biography – Kristell Jean Wiki

Kristell Jean is a 10-year-old chef from Austin, Texas. She is a contestant on Season 9 of MasterChef Junior.

Jean’s passion for food comes from the fact that she is from a food truck family. The young chef told Eater Austin about her excitement about joining the series, saying that the experience was “so much fun:”

“When I was little, I loved pretending to be on the show and cooking. It was so much fun. I was excited because I was confident. You know what? I think I’m going to get in.”

In the same interview, Jean said she likes making empanadas for her family, telling the outlet, “I love cooking because it brings family and friends together, trying all of these amazing flavors and foods.”

Kristell Jean MasterChef Junior

10-year-old MasterChef Junior contestant is competing on Season 9 of MasterChef Junior.

She is among the crew of 12 young chefs competing for a sizable prize and the coveted title of ‘MasterChef Junior.’ They are Alfred Eggermont, Asher Niles, Bryson McGlynn, Jordyn Joyner, Lilo Tsai, Lydia Ledon, Michael Seegobin, Miles Platt, and Remy Powell, of Hollywood, Florida.

Talking to Austin, Eater, Cooking, and eating is part of who Jean is, and she cooks on her own often. She shares that she likes making empanadas, breakfast items, and pork belly. Her favorite way of cooking the latter is simple: olive oil, salt, and pepper. “I love cooking because it brings family and friends together, trying all of these amazing flavors and foods,” she says.

Kristell Jean Family

The 10-year-old MasterChef Junior contestant’s family runs the Mexican seafood taco truck Ensenada ATX. She used to simulate the cooking show’s stressful environments with help from her younger brother.

Jean’s family opened their food truck in June 2022, after moving to Austin from the Mexican region of Ensenada.

Kristell Jean Age

As of 2024, she is 10 years old. Her family resides in Austin, Texas.

Kristell Jean Parents

She is the daughter of Christina, her mother who helps her in their food truck. She also often helps out her grandmother, Liz Everett, and aunt Stephanie Everett Martin, at their food truck Ensenada.

Kristell Jean Instagram

Her Instagram handle is @kristelljean.