Screeenwriter from San Jose, California, who is best known for having co-written the TV series Jane the Virgin.
He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a bachelor's degree in dramatic arts.
Peña's works frequently features the themes of bicultural identities, sexuality, and growing up in the modern world. His plays have been produced in New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago.
He was the first of his family to be born in the United States.