Jennifer Lawrence has had a whirlwind of a year after taking onthe role of Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games. Today she celebrates her 22ndbirthday and we can only imagine how this next year will pan out with CatchingFire hitting theaters this fall.

To show some love to the birthday girl, Hollywire’s gatheredfive fun facts about her that you may or may not have known! Take a look!

1. She starred as the leading lady in Parachute’s 2010 musicvideo The Mess I Made.

2. She graduated high school two years early to pursue hercareer in acting. And did we mention that she had a 3.9 GPA!?

Collage of Jennifer Lawrence yearbook picture and then in The Hunger Games

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3. Growing up, Jennifer’s nickname was “Nitro” because she wasincredibly hyper and loved playing sports.

Jennifer Lawrence leaving the gym

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4. One of her first TV spots was for MTV’s My Super Sweet 16.You gotta watch this one.

5. She originally auditioned for the role of Bella in Twilight,but obviously was beaten out by Kristen Stewart. We doubt she’s bummed aboutthat anymore!

Collage of Jennifer Lawrence at Hunger Games premiere at Kristen Stewart for Twilight

Happy birthday Jennifer! Which of these facts surprised you the most? Let us know in the comments section below!

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