Wizards of Waverly Place's Jennifer Stone joins 'front lines' as a registered nurse


Wizards of Waverly Place’s Jennifer Stone joins ‘front lines’ as a registered nurse amid the coronavirus pandemic

While most celebrities are hunkering down at home amid the coronavirus pandemic,  Wizards of Waverly Place’s Jennifer Stone has joined the front lines.  

After completing schooling in December, the 27-year-old indie film star reflected on her new career with a sentimental Instagram post on Tuesday night. 

The actress, best known for playing Selena Gomez‘s sidekick from 2007-2012 on Disney Channel, has quietly balanced nursing school and her acting career for years. 

Superpower: Wizards of Waverly Place's Jennifer Stone has joined the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic as a registered nurse

Superpower: Wizards of Waverly Place’s Jennifer Stone has joined the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic as a registered nurse 

‘A very good friend of mine (@maiarawalsh ) pointed out to me that today is #worldhealthday,’ she captioned a picture of three ID badges, which chronicled her journey to becoming an RN. 

‘It is also the day I went from a volunteer, then a student nurse, and now an RN resident,’ she continued. ‘I just hope to live up to all of the amazing healthcare providers on the front lines now as I get ready to join them.’

She also added the hashtags: “#worldhealthorganization #supportnurses #westayhereforyoupleasestayhomeforus #covid2020.’

'A very good friend of mine (@maiarawalsh ) pointed out to me that today is #worldhealthday,' she captioned a picture of three ID badges, which chronicled her journey to becoming an RN

‘A very good friend of mine (@maiarawalsh ) pointed out to me that today is #worldhealthday,’ she captioned a picture of three ID badges, which chronicled her journey to becoming an RN 

While she maintained that acting was her passion in 2018, she recently shared that, despite, the ‘long road of blood (mostly other people’s), sweat, and tears,’ she’s also found purpose in saving others’ lives. 

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As expected, she has ‘definitely gotten some double takes and freak outs’ from fans, who didn’t expect to see the star by their bedside.   

Her friends and former schoolmates poured in their support ahead of her first day, which she shared on her Instagram Story.  

Disney alum: The actress, best known for playing Selena Gomez's sidekick from 2007-2012 on Disney Channel, has quietly balanced nursing school and her acting career for years

Disney alum: The actress, best known for playing Selena Gomez’s sidekick from 2007-2012 on Disney Channel, has quietly balanced nursing school and her acting career for years

‘I’m a lucky lady to have the support of amazing women,’ she wrote on a picture of herself with a group of nurses decked out in lab coats, which she reposted from a pal. 

Fans of the actress couldn’t contain their shock and admiration for the star, as they applauded her bravery. 

‘So you’re telling me Harper aka Jennifer Stone from Wizards of Waverly Place is a Registered Nurse saving lives at this very moment,’ one Twitter user tweeted, before declaring her ‘the real queen.’ 

Decked out: Her friends and former schoolmates poured in their support ahead of her first day, which she shared on her Instagram Story

Decked out: Her friends and former schoolmates poured in their support ahead of her first day, which she shared on her Instagram Story

Stone assured fans this wasn’t the end of time on-screen, after one commented they would miss her work as an actress.

‘Still acting. Night shifts, coffee, and naps!’ she replied, while some advised her make time for rest.

While replying to comments, she made a sweet reference to the fantasy teen sitcom, by saying, she always ‘knew Harper would find her powers eventually.’



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