"Your mom's kind of mean. I'm obsessed with her."
—Carmen, No Mass
Carmen is a recurring character on the Netflix Original Series One Day at a Time. She is portrayed by Ariela Barer.
Carmen is introduced in No Mass as Elena’s classmate and best friend who Penelope had never met before. She maintains a gloomy disposition and a goth appearance. Carmen has two brothers, a priest and a witch. One of them lives in Austin, Texas. In Strays, it is revealed that her parents have been deported to Mexico.