Showing his proclivity for the arts early on, Jakobe’ was auditioning and booking commercials & modeling gigs before the tender age of two. His love of performing, and obvious talent, led his parents to move the family from Texas to Hollywood. Academy Award winner, Octavia Spencer cast him in her documentary short film, “The Captain”. This gifted young artist went on to book his very first theatrical audition, the role of Kaleb Solarte in the TV movie Change of Plans (2011), alongside an all star cast, including Phylicia Rashad,on his 12th birthday. Followed shortly thereafter by a Guest Star booking on Justified (2010) playing Larenz Tate son. Jakobe’ has landed major guest star roles on hit shows Criminal Minds (2005) and Major Crimes (2012). Most recently, Jakobe’ landed the role of Damon Henderson on Season 3 of NBC’s Emmy Award winning drama, “This is Us”. Jakobe’ is the writer and producer of a new series “Destination Island”. He is also directing the series. Jakobe’s goals are firmly set on becoming one of Hollywood’s next generation actor, writer, directors.
Ezra Koenig was born on April 8, 1984.