JEROD HAYNES was born and raised on Chicago’s South Side. He was last seen in Court’s Gem of the Ocean and also appeared in Seven Guitars. He played Bigger in Court and American Blues’ Native Son (Joseph Jefferson Award, lead actor). Other theatre credits include A Raisin in the Sun (TimeLine); The Royale and Columbinus (ATC); To Kill a Mockingbird (Milwaukee Rep); Contribution and Greensboro 4: Downpayment on Manhood (eta Creative Arts). Film/television: 61st Street (AMC); Project Blue Book (History); Chicago Med, The Village, Good Girls, and Crisis (NBC); Benji, Sense8 (Netflix); Blueprint (Amazon); Southside With You and Consumed (film); Empire and The Mob Doctor (FOX); Betrayal (ABC). Jerod spent time in the UK where he studied at the British American Drama Academy. He also finished the entire training program at the Acting Studio Chicago. Jerod thanks God, his family, and dedicates his work to his daughter, Jalaiya.
Bio as of 4/2022