Mini Bio (1)
Jeremy Kenyon Lockyer Corbell is an accidental artist. He is best known for his immersive mixed-media art exhibitions that combine fine art, fashion and film. A warrior who trained Jiu-Jitsu for the majority of his life; teaching seminars around the world. The transition from Warrior to Filmmaker began when he acquired a near-fatal respiratory disease that changed his life.
No longer able to train martial arts, Corbell found strength in art. The recovery experience launched his new life as an filmmaker.
Corbell was born in Los Angeles, the son of an immigrant father who founded an importing business, and a native Angeleno mother, the daughter of a watchmaker. The middle of three boys, Corbell began the study of Jujitsu at the early age of 9. Corbell's full birth name was "Jeremy Kenyon Lockyer Corbell". His second middle name, "Lockyer", was given to him to honor his Great Uncle, Edward Thomas Lockyer. Edward was a bare-knuckle prizefighter and a grocers assistant who was traveling to America from London in April of 1912. He was a 3rd class passenger on the Titanic and died in the sinking. His body was buried at sea (body number 153).
After graduating high school from the Harvard-Westlake School in 1995, Corbell attended University of California in Santa Cruz, and graduated with a degree in Quantum Studies.
A Black Belt in Jujitsu, Corbell taught Jujitsu and Yoga at the University of California Santa Cruz for many years. During this time he developed his trademarked styles of martial and healing arts, Quantum Jujitsu and Warrior Yoga. Corbell has appeared in Black Belt Magazine, Yoga Journal, and other international magazines highlighting his approach to yoga and Jujitsu.
In 2001 he released his first book titled Radiant Source - Cultivating Warrior Consciousness that put forward the foundational philosophy for his approach to the Martial Way.
Because of his martial arts expertise and high-flying demonstration style, Corbell has been sought out to consult on a number of films such as I Am Number Four (2011) and Bunraku (2010). Corbell has also consulted for video games such as the popular Ultimate Fighting Championship series.
Lost Vegas (2014) is Corbell's directorial debut.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: JKLC