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Who is this Kid?

Jalen is a Chicago based actor that illuminates the power of vulnerability on stage and camera through powerful thought provoking performances. Jalen has recently had the pleasure of understudying at Writer's Theatre for East Texas Hot Links and Timeline Theatre for Paradise Blue.  Jalen is a proud graduate of DePaul Theatre School BFA Acting program where his recent credits include Philinte in The Misanthrope, Jeremy Furlow in Joe Turner's Come and Gone, and Bosola in Duchess of Malfi. Jalen has developed a passion for creating thought provoking solo performances and dance pieces that tackle social issues of the time. He looks forward to working on another great August Wilson play and staring in the next great biographical film on an African-American leader. Jalen is happily signed with Paonessa Talent Agency.