Trevor Jackson Biography
Trevor Howard Lawrence Jackson is an American actor, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for portraying Aaron Jackson on Freeform original series Grown-ish, Kevin Blake on Syfy original series Eureka, KrisMcDuffy on Disney Channel’s television movie Let It Shine, and Kevin LaCroix on American Crime. Other notable appearances include Broadway musical The Lion King, where he played the Young Simba, and television guest star roles on both Cold Case and Harry’s Law.
In 2012, he won the Young Artist Award for Best performance in a TV series. In 2018, he starred as the lead of the crime drama film Superfly as Priest.
How old is Trevor Jackson? – Age
The American actor is 24 years old as of 30th August 2020. He was born in 1996 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.
Who are Trevor Jackson Parents? – Father and mother
The actor is the younger of two sons of Cam Baxter his mother and Kevin Jackson his father. His parents are African American. Although he comes from a family interested in basketball, at age eight he decided that he would rather work in the entertainment industry.
Trevor Jackson siblings
The actor was raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States together with his sibling. He has a elder brother. His elder brother is known as Ian Jackson.
Is Trevor Jackson in a Relationship? – Spouse
No, the American actor is currently single. He does not seem to be dating anyone at the moment. Even though he’s spoken a lot about love and relationships, the actor seems to be surprisingly single. He keeps her love life private and enjoys it like that.
Trevor Jackson Career
The American actor started his career at the age of eight. He decided that he would rather work in the entertainment industry. He honed his talents at local venues, performing both within his hometown and nationally, including a dance routine on Showtime at the Apollo.
In 2004, the eight-year-old Jackson won the role of Young Simba on the national tour of The Lion King musical, with which he remained. From 2010 to 2012 he played Kevin Blake in the final two seasons of Eureka. In early 2011, the actor joined a “behind the scene” group with several up and coming music artist at the time known as “B(before 20)12.” This didn’t last long as success tore the group apart before it ever went mainstream.
In August 2011, continued his run on TV starring in an episode of Harry’s Law for which he won the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series for his role of Willie Blue. The actor later appeared as a guest star on the Disney Channel television show Austin & Ally.
In 2012, the actor expanded his acting career into film, playing the role of Quincy Smith in the film A Beautiful soul. That same year, he went on to star in the original Disney Channel television movie Let It Shine as Kris McDuffy alongside Tyler James Williams. Jackson portrayed the best friend and confidant of Cyrus (James), an aspiring hip hop musician who enters a songwriting contest and mistakenly wins his best friend’s dream.
In 2012, the actor signed with Atlantic Records continuing on to release his first single “Like We Grown” in February 2013. Due to demand for new music from his fans, Jackson collaborated with producers Eric Hudson, J.R. Rotem and The Underdogs, to create his EP, #NewThang.
In September 2013, he released the #NewThang EP. Jackson followed with his second single “Drop It”, which was featured in McDonald’s Monopoly Campaign commercial. To promote the #NewThang EP, Jackson toured with fellow Atlantic Records artist Justine Skye in the High School Nation Tour. He also played in a few shows.
In January 2014, the actor released “New Thang” followed by a remix to his single “Drop It” featuring rapper B.O.B. In May, he was featured on Diggy Simmons’ single “My Girl”. in the summer of 2015 he released his debut full-length album. The actor released the album’s first single, “Good Girl, Bad Girl”, on June 3, 2014.
On July 22, 2014, Jackson posted a lyric video to a track with Kirko Bangz on his official YouTube channel titled “Me Likey” four days before its iTunes release. On August 3, 2014, he partnered with fellow Atlantic Records artist Diggy Simmons on the Who Else But Us Tour. He premiered the video for “I’ll Be Who You Love (This Christmas)” on Rap-Up on December 3. he followed with a new single, “Know Your Name”, featuring Sage The Gemini on December 15.
Jackson appeared as a guest on VINE and vocalist LianeV’s new single “Keep Playin”. In early August, he released the tracks on his YouTube channel and SoundCloud for stream with a visual for the song “Simple As This”.
On August 28, 2015, the actor released the In My Feelings project on iTunes. In September he released the music video for his song “Bang Bang”, which features Kevin Gates. On December 3, 2015, he released a video of “Like I Do” from In My Feelings on Billboard.
The actor joined the regular cast of American Crime in its second season, playing the part of Kevin Lacroix. Currently he is acting on the new Freeform show “Grown-ish” as Aaron Jackson, a classmate and love interest of Zoey Johnson.
Trevor Jackson Net worth
The American actor has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2021.