Trevor Jackson (performer) Bio, Age, Family, Facts, Philanthropy, Artistry, Interests, Career, Songs, Films, Worth & Body.

Trevor Jackson
Trevor Jackson

Trevor Jackson Biography

Trevor Jackson(Trevor Howard Lawrence Jackson) is an American singer, actor, songwriter, and dancer. He is best known for portraying Aaron Jackson on Freeform original series Grown-ish, Kevin Blake on Syfy original series Eureka, Kris McDuffy 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.

Trevor Jackson Birthday | Age

Born: 30 August 1996 (age 22 years), Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.

Trevor Jackson Family

  • Parents: Cam Baxter, Kevin Jackson
  • Siblings: Ian Jackson

Trevor Jackson Education

There is no precise information about his school life or the courses he took but it is known that he went to school.

Trevor Jackson Relationship

  • Sexual orientation: straight.
  • Nothing is known about his possible girlfriends.

Trevor Jackson Facts and Favorite Things

  1. His favorite singer is Michael Jackson.
  2. His favorite dancers are the Nicholas Brothers.
  3. He plays the guitar.
  4. Has a huge tattoo on his back, chest, and shoulders.
  5. He likes the combination of black and white.
  6. Wears a golden chain on his neck.
  7. He wears earrings.
  8. In his youth, he hesitated between the career of an entertainer and a sportsman.
Trevor Jackson
Trevor Jackson

Trevor Jackson Philanthropy

Jackson supported Snoop Dogg’s anti-violence “No Guns Allowed” campaign by releasing his own cover of Snoop Lion’s single “No Guns Allowed”, in March 2013. In April 2013, Jackson volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House Charities in Chicago.

Jackson participated in the Strike Out Cystic Fibrosis’s Bowling Charity Event on July 29, 2013. Jackson hosted the Duffy’s Hope 11th Annual Teen Youth Empowerment Summit in Dover, Delaware on August 3, 2013. The organization helps provide youth with mentoring, health, education and more.

Jackson has also worked with NBA Cares and The League of Young Voters Education Fund.

Trevor Jackson Artistry

Jackson cites Michael Jackson, Gregory Hines, Donny Hathaway, Brian McKnight, and the Nicholas Brothers as his biggest musical influences.

Jackson aimed for his debut album to serve as a cohesive unit, saying it was his goal to “make an album that is not just a bunch of singles, but an album that can be listened to from top to bottom.” Conversely, he also “wanted every song to say something, to be an experience.”

Trevor Jackson Interests & Career Commence

Although he comes from a family interested in basketball, at age 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 in the national tour of The Lion King musical, with which he remained.

Trevor Jackson Career

2010–11: Career beginnings and Eureka

Following his run with The Lion King, he transitioned from Broadway to the small screen appearing as a guest star in an episode of Cold Case in 2010. From 2010 to 2012 he played Kevin Blake in the final two seasons of Eureka.

In early 2011, Jackson joined a “behind the scene” group with several up and coming music artists 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, he 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. Jackson later appeared as a guest star on the Disney Channel television show Austin & Ally.

2012–13: Let It Shine, musical beginnings, #NewThang EP

In 2012, Jackson expanded his acting career into film, playing the role of Quincy Smith in the film A Beautiful Soul. That same year, Jackson 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. Jackson has completed shooting the film Sons 2 The Grave alongside Darrin Dewitt Henson, Demetria McKinney, and Justin Martin.

In 2012, Jackson 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, Jackson 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.

2014–present: In My Feelings

In January 2014, Jackson released “New Thang” followed by a remix to his single “Drop It” featuring rapper B.o.B. In May, Jackson was featured on Diggy Simmons’ single “My Girl”. in the summer of 2015 Jackson released his debut full-length album. Jackson 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, Jackson partnered with fellow Atlantic Records artist Diggy Simmons on the Who Else But Us Tour. Jackson premiered the video for “I’ll Be Who You Love (This Christmas)” on Rap-Up on December 3.

Jackson 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, Jackson released the tracks on his YouTube channel and SoundCloud for a stream with a visual for the song “Simple As This”. On August 28, 2015, Jackson 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, Jackson released a video of “Like I Do” from In My Feelings on Billboard.

Jackson joined the regular cast of American Crime in its second season, playing the part of Kevin Lacroix. Currently, Jackson is acting on the new Freeform show “Grown-ish” as Aaron Jackson, a classmate and love interest of Zoey Johnson.

Trevor Jackson Discography

Studio albums

List of albums, with selected details

Rough Drafts, Pt. 1

  • Released: March 13, 2018
  • Label: Born Art, Empire
  • Format: Digital download

Rough Drafts, Pt. 2

  • Released: June 4, 2019
  • Label: Born Art, Empire
  • Format: Digital download

Extended plays

List of extended plays, with selected details

#NewThang

  • Released: September 9, 2012
  • Label: Born Art Music Group Atlantic
  • Format: Digital download

Independent albums

List of independent albums, with selected details

In My Feelings

  • Released: August 28, 2015
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Format: Digital download

Singles

As lead artist

“Like We Grown” 2013
“Drop It”
“Good Girl, Bad Girl” 2014
“Me Likey”
(featuring Kirko Bangz)
“Know Your Name”
(featuring Sage the Gemini)
“Rock wit Me”
(featuring Iamsu!) 2016
“Apocalypse” 2018
“Good Enough”

As featured artist

“My Girl”
(Diggy Simmons featuring Trevor Jackson) 2014
“Keep Playin”
(LianeV featuring Trevor Jackson) 2015
“Broke Us”
(Cierra Ramirez featuring Trevor Jackson) 2019

Trevor Jackson Filmography

  • 2006 Showtime at the Apollo Himself 1 episode, season 4
  • 2010 Albert! Or, My Life in the Ocean Albert Film
  • 2010 The Way He Makes Them Feel: A Michael Jackson Fan Documentary Himself Film
  • ” ” Cold Case Leon 1 episode, season 7
  • 20102012 Eureka Kevin Blake 16 episodes, seasons 4–5
  • 2011 Harry’s Law Willie Blue 1 episode, season 1
  • 2011 A Moment of Youth Albert Film
  • 2012 Let It Shine Kris McDuffy Film, main role
  • 2012 A Beautiful Soul Quincy Smith Film
  • ” ” Austin & Ally Trent 2 episodes, season 2
  • 2012 Dr. Phil Himself 1 episode, season 10
  • 2012 The Joey & Elise Show Himself Film
  • 2013 Criminal Minds Tyler Rogers 1 episode, season 8
  • 2015 K.C. Undercover Lincoln Treadwell pilot, season 1
  • 2015 Punk’d Himself 1 episode, season 1
  • 2016 American Crime Kevin LaCroix Main Cast Season 2
  • 2017 Burning Sands Zurich Film Lead role
  • 2017 Black-ish Aaron 2 episodes
  • 2018present Grown-ish Aaron Main role
  • 2018 Superfly Youngblood Priest Film Lead Role
  • 2019 Weird City TBA Guest Role

Trevor Jackson Net Worth

His net worth is estimated at $2 million.

Trevor Jackson Body

  • Body Measurements: Chest – 36 In Or 91.5 cm; Arms / Biceps – 13 In Or 33 cm; Waist – 30 In Or 76 cm
  • Build: Athletic
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye color: Brown

Trevor Jackson Website

www.officialtrevorjackson.com

Trevor Jackson Youtube

Trevor Jackson Twitter

Trevor Jackson Instagram

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