Originally from Long Island, New York, Jordan Jacinto studied screenwriting and acting at Chapman University. After working as an actor in small roles, Jacinto wrote and directed the proof of concept short film, The Dishwasher, which won the Grand Jury Short Award at the 2019 Mammoth Film Festival and premiered on HBO in March 2020. The feature-length version of The Dishwasher is now being produced by the team behind SicarioJohn Wick, and Wind River.

Jacinto is represented by Brian Levy, Entertainment 360; Connor Armstrong, WME; and Jonathan Gardner, Cohen & Gardner Law.