Jan Sport, mononymously known as Jan on the show, is the stage name of Charlie Mantione, a New York City drag performer and one of the Season 12 contestants of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Name Origin

It is revealed in a BuzzFeed video that she decided on "Jan Sport" because not only does she think it is a funny reference to the brand of backpacks, but because it reflects her love of sports, such as football, hockey, and soccer.

Similarly to Brita Filter, she shortened her name to "Jan" for Drag Race, adding that she loves Jan Brady from the sitcom "The Brady Bunch."

RuPaul's Drag Race

Jan
Season Competed Season 12
Ranking: 8th Place
Mini-Challenges Won: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Main Challenges Won: 0
Times in Bottom: 1 (Ep. 8)
Episode Eliminated Episode 8

Memorable Quotes

  • "Hey y'all! Let's play some basketball! Yes!" (entrance quote)
  • Rock: "Oh! Jan Sport?" Jan: "Oh, it's just Jan!" (when Rock M. Sakura says her original name)
  • "I'm really ambitious, I'm very driven, and I don't apologize for that."
  • "Damn, some of this stuff looks real cute, some of it also looks real tacky."
  • "I'm shocked. I'm confused."
  • "What were you? Like, apple tree #3?" (to Dahlia Sin)
  • "♪Marcia, Marcia, Marcia, move over sis, it's Jan! The girl next door, plus so much more, there's no choice but to stan! Worked so hard to get here, but I still want more! Push farther into mainstream than any queen before! My stunning look, this sickening hook, I can do everything! And did I mention you'll be gagging when I start to sing?♪" (verse in "You Don't Know Me")
  • "I'm dribbling a soccer ball down this runway! Who else?"
  • "I've had a full face transplant!" (in Gay's Anatomy)
  • "There's no business like show business! So send in the clowns! Oh wait, they're already here." (as Bernadette Peters in Snatch Game)
  • "We're on Drag Race! How fun!"
  • "America, world, thank you so much. I hope you got to get to know me a little bit more. And everyone, (moans) mhmn~, get ready to feel to the jantasy, ah! Bye!" (exit quote)
  • "Not this." (on a livestream)

Trivia

  • Before Drag Race, Jan was working as a customer service representative at Flywheel Sports, a cycling company.
  • Jan competed on Season 14 of America's Got Talent with her drag vocal trio act Stephanie's Child, of which Rosé is also part of.
  • Jan is the drag daughter of Season 9 contestant Alexis Michelle.
  • Jan is the first person of Armenian ancestry to compete RuPaul's Drag Race.
  • Jan is in the same Drag Family as her fellow Season 12 competitor, Brita, Season 13 competitor Rosé, and Canada's Drag Race Season 1 contestant Lemon. She and Lemon also used to be roommates.
  • Jan was the first Season 12 contestant to be revealed.
  • Jan holds a YouTube series called Jan’s Jukebox, where she sings song covers including every Season 12 lip sync song.
  • Jan, like The Vixen, has spent the second longest span without receiving any critiques on the main stage, with four consecutive episodes (episodes 3 to 6 in Season 12) being sent to Untucked right away.
  • As revealed by Miz Cracker on YouTube, Jan helped her to stone her Denim and Diamonds look for Season 10. Miz Cracker also helped Jan to get bookings at her start.
  • Jan appeared in Miz Cracker's music video for "She's A Woman!"
  • Jan played 'Riff Raff' in 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' at the EVVY Awards.

Drag Family

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Rosé
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Lemon


Gallery

Season 12 Looks

Videos

Season 12

Others

Filmography

TV

  • (2019) America's Got Talent, on Season 14
  • (2020) RuPaul's Drag Race, on Season 12
  • (2020) Untucked, on Season 12

Web Series

Discography

Singles

  • (2020) "You don't know me" by RuPaul's Drag Race Season 12 Cast

Social Media

References

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