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April Carrión is the stage name of Jason Carrión who was a contestant on Season 6 of RuPaul's Drag Race and a judge on Season 1 of Versus Drag Queens: Edición México.

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April Carrión
Season Competed Season 6
Ranking: 11th Place
Maxi Challenges Won: 0
Mini Challenges Won: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Times Placed High: 1 (Ep. 1)
Times Placed Low: 0
Times in Bottom: 2 (Eps. 3, 4)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 4

Biography

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April was brought up in a Puerto Rico. As the years passed, April had a very energetic upbringing. He, along with his two older brothers, ran amok. She could spend countless hours daydreaming of Taíno Princesses and lustrous colors shaded in the tropical rainforest of his backyard. These early years were filled to the brim with lessons in the arts, ballet, jazz, theatre. In short, an education that turned out to be the groundwork for her grand project.

In 2007, April joined the most renowned art college in the Caribbean, "La Escuela de Artes Plasticas” which gave her the tools to question the world he knew. During this time she won several prizes including an all-expense-paid trip to Italy and the annual gallery exhibition, making her the first freshmen to ever win such prize.

On October 11, 2016 (National Coming Out Day 2016), April came out as genderqueer, saying "Sometimes I am, well, a straight woman."

Drag Name Origin

Her name came from the month she was born and her real last name. She kept her last name so she would always make her family proud. Her drag mother is Boanerge Nazario (Bebo) who was the creative director of "The Doll House".

Memorable Quotes

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6

  • "Reporting for duty! April Carrión is in the house!" (Entrance quote)
  • "Girl, you're shady. You're shadier than a palm tree."
  • "Ay, Dios mío."
  • "Love you" (Exit Quote)

Trivia

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  • She was planning on impersonating Kim Kardashian for the Snatch Game challenge, which would make her the second queen to have planned/done Kim for Snatch Game on Season 6, alongside Gia Gunn.
  • Both of April's brothers are gay.
  • She has been anticipated for an All Stars season for quite some time now, yet has never been called, according to many sources.
  • She is a part of 'The Doll House' alongside Season 7 Contestant, Kandy Ho. They have no relation to "The Doll Haus" consisting of Dahlia Sin, Kandy Muse, and Janelle No.5.

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Season 6 Looks

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