TJ Jackson

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TJ Jackson
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Born (1986-08-11) August 11, 1986 (age 37)
Tyler, TX
CitizenshipUnited States of America
EducationBachelor's in Sports & Recreation Management
Alma materHampton University
  • Actor
  • Film producer
OrganizationSAG-AFTRA Member
Known forBET's series " American Soul "
Height6 ft (183 cm)
  • Jonathan Jackson (father)
  • Yvonne Wilson (mother)

TJ Jackson (born 11 August 1986) is an American actor and producer. He is particularly known for his roles in Hulu’s Vacation Friends, Star (TV Series), Doom Patrol, and American Soul. Jackson is the recipient of 2019 Best Local Actor - 72 Hour Film Festival. He is regularly seen on FOX Television Network, BET Network, ID Network, Hulu, Disney, and ABC.[1]

Born in Tyler, Texas, TJ Jackson started acting at a very young age. He made his first appearance in Chris Rock’s comedy film Head of State in 2003. His first major role was in Swing (2016) and gained recognition with his role as Sean, Taylor's husband. Since then, he has made several appearances in short movies, TV series and films.[2]

He served as a producer for TV Series, Gritz in 2017 and has eight credits as a producer.

Early life and education

Jackson was born on August 11, 1986 in Tyler, Texas. He was raised in Tyler before relocating to Glen Burnie, Maryland, in the 10th grade. An active member in his church’s choir and drama ministries, TJ was also in a local boy band called “Holy Edition” where he was one of the lead singers and writers.

He graduated from Glen Burnie Senior High School. Thereafter he attended Hampton University for a Bachelor's in Sports & Recreation Management.


TJ began acting professionally in the summer of 2014. He began pursuing his career acting for many roles, including short films, commercials, and TV series.

Since then, TJ’s been on FOX Television Network, BET Network, ID Network, Hulu, Disney, and ABC. Jackson has also produced Davis, Walton Family Cabin, Gritz (TV Series), and several others.



Year Film/Short/TV Series Role
2022 Out of Anger Jacob
2022 F-Boy Free Trey
2022 Same Spot El
2021 Vacation Friends Bandleader / Piano Player
2021 55 Seconds Kenton
2021 Women of the Movement Reporter #3
2020 Davis Davis
2020 Bring Me a Dream RJ Mercer
2019 Walton Family Cabin Frank
2019 Syncopated Rodney Harris
2019 Spiral Franklin Singleton
2019 Exiled from Eden Matthew
2019 Doom Patrol Bartender
2019 American Soul Recording Studio Manager
2018 Caught Up: A 2 Fold Meaning Fred
2018 The Real Ratchets of Atlanta Bishop Bobby Bling Bling
2018 Encounter Agent Lem
2018 Star Director
2018 You Can't Save Everyone Detective John P. Morris
2017-2018 Fatal Attraction Alexander Williams / Brian Wilson, Jr.
2017 Gritz Walter Walt Wilkerson
2017 Public Perception Don
2016-2017 Metropolitan Adé
2016 Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda Matt Smith
2016 Marriage Counselors Mr. Marcel Davis
2016 Dead Silent Leeroy Rogers
2016 XXI: O'Day Kristian O'Day
2016 Killer Love Marcus
2016 Swing Sean / Taylor's husband
2007 Sister Sonya's Prayer Group Marley Williams
2003 Head of State Young Man in Crowd


Year Film/Short/TV Series Role
2022 F-Boy Free Executive producer
2022 Same Spot Associate producer
2020 Davis Producer
2019 Walton Family Cabin Executive producer
2019 Syncopated Executive producer
2019 Traceless Associate producer
2018 Caught Up: A 2 Fold Meaning Producer
2017-2018 Gritz Assistant producer


Year Award Status
2019 Best Local Actor - 72 Hour Film Festival Won
2019 Best Lead Actor - 72-Hour International Horror Film Race Nominated
2019 ATL's Hottest Actor | ATL's Hottest Awards Nominated
2018 ATL's Hottest Actor | ATL's Hottest Awards Nominated

Personal life

TJ tends to be a homebody, but he enjoys playing tennis, going bowling, and visiting TopGolf and chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream.


In the media



  1. "TJ Jackson: Movies, TV, and Bio". Retrieved 9 August 2021.
  2. "TJ Jackson". IMDb. Retrieved 9 August 2021.

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