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Overview (3)

Born in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
Birth NameJessie T. Usher Jr.
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jessie was born in a leap year on 2/29/92. He leap his way through school earning academic excellence from elementary to college as a top honor student. He graduated high school as class salutatorian before moving straight to the Dean's List in college, studying culinary arts and earning the honor of being a member of the Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society.

Jessie was inspired to act at an early age. When his family moved to Los Angeles in 2003, he landed guest-star roles in numerous television shows including Without a Trace, Numbers, the Mentalist, Criminal Minds, Lincoln Heights, Hannah Montana and Summer Camp. Jessie's first big break came in 2011 playing the lead role of Lyle Hugginson in Cartoon Network's television movie called Level Up. The project became a well-loved TV series and Jessie reprised his role throughout the show's 2 seasons.

Leaping on to present day, Jessie can be seen on a variety of different movies and TV series like (The Boys) on Amazon as A-TRAIN, (Tales of The Walking Dead) on AMC as DAVON, (Smile) a Paramount movie as Trevor, (Shaft) on Netflix as JOHN SHAFT JR. a.k.a. JJ, (Independence Day Resurgence) a 20th Century Fox Movie as DYLAN HILLER, (The Banker) on Apple TV as TONY, (Dangerous Lies) on Netflix as ADAM, (Almost Christmas) on Universal pictures as EVAN, (When the game stands tall) Mandalay pictures as Tayshon, (Seal Team) animation on Netflix as QUINN, (Survivors Remorse) on STARZ as CAM CALLOWAY and many other great movies, television and voiceovers.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: J

Family (2)

Parents Jessie T Usher
Judith Usher
Relatives Jesstia Usher (sibling)

Personal Quotes (11)

I like to dance. I'm not going to say that I'm a good dancer.
I'm not embarrassed by any of my music. I'll even own up to the old Backstreet Boys albums.
For the most part, it's about keeping the same people around you - people who really care about your well-being - they keep you focused.
As far long-term aspirations, other than acting, I do want to direct a little bit. I want to get on the production side and eventually start a production company and maybe make some projects of my own.
I went to school for culinary arts. I love to cook. That's a talent not a lot of people know about.
Brad Pitt's role in 'Mr. & Mrs. Smith' - I want to do that so bad! That's one of my favorite movies of all time, and that character was so funny.
There was all of about 30 kids where I went to school; we were all one clique.
My sister was an actress before I ever got into it, and I kinda wanted to do what she was doing. That was a really young age. Four years old? I just followed her everywhere and just wanted to do what she wanted to do. I didn't even know what I was getting myself into. I just wanted to be where she was and do what she was doing.
Will Smith. He's been my career idol for years and years. I used to sit back and watch and study 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' over and over. It's the only TV show that I've watched all the way through maybe five times.
I broke my ring finger in a trampoline accident.
I've had so many bad auditions! I tell people all the time, there's differences, what makes an audition good or what makes an audition bad. Sometimes you're just off, and there's not a whole lot you can do about it.

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