FBI Analyst Penelope Garcia performed by Kirsten Vangsness. Garcia was born in 1977 and is the analyst on the BAU Headquarters in Quantico, VA. She makes a speciality of accessing safe information and researching potential suspects on behalf of the BAU brokers whilst they’re within the discipline. After an incident wherein Derek Morgan (Shemar Moore) could not bear in mind her title, Garcia and Morgan speak to every different utilising pet names like “candy cheeks”, “newborn woman” or “warm stuff”. Garcia additionally has an inclination to reply her smartphone in loopy and outlandish approaches. Garcia’s mother and father died in a automobile accident as a result of a drunk driver when she was eighteen and now she helps counsel households who’ve a misplaced members to violence. She additionally has 4 siblings, all brothers. After her mother and father died she dropped out of college and went “underground” and continued to educate herself pc coding. She was placed on a FBI watch listing that consisted of solely a handful of hackers inside the world. She was later recruited by the FBI. In season three she was shot by Jason Clark Battle, a road cop who thought Garcia was onto him (he was capturing harmless individuals so he might save them). The person was later shot inside the BAU by JJ (A.J Prepare dinner). Since then she commenced relationship yet another analyst Kevin Lynch (Nicholas Brendon).