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Get to Know 'Superfly' Star Trevor Jackson with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Get to Know 'Superfly' Star Trevor Jackson with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

There’s just one more day until the Superfly remake hits theaters and we caught up with the film’s star Trevor Jackson to learn more about him!

The 21-year-old actor has starred in season two of American Crime and he also is a series regular on Freeform’s Grown-ish. In addition to a burgeoning acting career, Trevor is also a successful music artist with millions of views on his music videos on YouTube.

Here are 10 Fun Facts about Trevor:

  • 1. I’ve been doing capoeira since I was 11 years old. It’s an African Brazilian martial art.
  • 2. When I was 7 years old, I was offered a sponsorship for skateboarding but was too busy to add another thing to my plate but really I think my mom was just scared of me getting hurt.
  • 3. I’ve directed all of the music videos from my latest album, Rough Drafts, Pt 1. The most recent one was for my song, “Right Now.”
  • 4. People may think I just started in this industry but I got my professional start 14 years ago by playing Young Simba on Broadway’s The Lion King.
  • 5. One of my favorite places in the world is Hawaii and my goal is to have a place there someday.

Click inside to read the rest of the fun facts…

  • 6. I got my first tattoo when I was 18 years old. It’s a biblical verse (2 Timothy 1:7) in my mom’s handwriting.
  • 7. I only started eating vegetables in the last couple of years, and they are limited to sautéed spinach and sometimes salad.
  • 8. I have a daughter named Matilda, she’s a pit bull and she’ll be one year old on July 5th.
  • 9. I consider myself a cheese connoisseur, and my favorite is high plains cheddar cheese.
  • 10. If I wasn’t an entertainer, I’d love to be a veterinarian or a surfer

Make sure to see Superfly, in theaters June 13!

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Credit: Warner Bros; Photos: Claudio Carpi
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