Antonia Gentry was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She is biracial. Her mother is Black and from Jamaica, and her father is white. Since she was 5 years old, she wanted to be an actress. Her first involvement in theater was acting in plays that her mother wrote at their community theater.
She studied drama at the John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School in Augusta, Georgia. She also attended Emory University for drama. At Emory, she was a member of the university’s comedy-improv troupe, Rathskellar Comedy Improv Group. Before her graduation in 2019, she balanced acting roles with being a full-time college student in addition to having a part-time job.
Gentry has acted in a variety of smaller roles, including two shorts in 2015. In 2018, she played Jasmine in the romantic comedy feature film Candy Jar and acted in one episode of superhero television series, Raising Dion.
Gentry lives in Los Angeles.