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Alphonso A'Qen-Aten Jackson
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BornAlphonso Jackson
Lawton, Oklahoma
OccupationActor, model, poet

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Alphonso A'Qen-Aten Jackson[1] is an actor, model, poet and father of two, born in Lawton, Oklahoma to parents of Caymanian and Jamaican descent (father) and African American descent (mother). Alphonso was raised in Bridgeport, Connecticut and now resides in Atlanta, Georgia where he has appeared in numerous films, internet series and television shows ranging from extra roles, to featured and co-lead roles. In addition to acting and modeling, Alphonso occasionally uses poetry to convey his messages on anti-violence, equality and cultural awareness.

Early life[edit | edit source]

Alphonso graduated from Bridgeport (CT) Central high school in 1995. In 1997, he attended Norwalk Community College, where he played basketball and earned All-Regional and All-Tournament honors for Region XXI. Several years after college. 8 years later in 2005, he moved to New Haven, Connecticut where he began to explore modeling and acting. In June 2009, Alphonso relocated to Atlanta, Georgia and finally decided to take acting and modeling more seriously. In March 2012, he auditioned for and booked his first co-lead role in Studio 11 Films[2] 11Eleven11 Project[3] short The Promise featuring LisaRaye McCoy and Mel Jackson.[4]

Actor/Model/Poet[edit | edit source]

Film[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 The Promise Dre (co-lead) Credited [5]
2012 The Sinner II Bruno Credited
2013 The Tree Widow David Kellogg Credited
2014 Breeze Bar Patron Credited
2014 Wedding Wrecker Stripper Credited
2014 Burning Bridges Patrick Credited
2015 Insurgent Dauntless Rebel Uncredited
2015 Ant-Man Prisoner (Extra) Uncredited
2015 UnderHanded Truth Orderly Credited
2015 Fighting Over Some Kitty Kofi Credited
2016 Rabidus Travis Credited
2016 Ride Along 2 Club Patron (Extra) Uncredited [6]
2016 Push Dale Credited
2016 The Plug Black Credited
2016 A Trip To Jamaica Hitman Credited
2016 The Accountant Prisoner (Extra) Uncredited [7]
2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Ravager (Extra) Uncredited
2018 The 30 Day Rule Harrison Credited
2018 The Shoes Tank Credited
2018 Escape Plan 2: Hades Inmate (Extra) Uncredited
2018 King Of Kings Markus Graham (co-lead) Credited
Actor Alphonso A'Qen-Aten Jackson volunteered to portray Marvel's X-Men character Lucas Bishop for HOSEA Feed The Hungry's 2016 Christmas food drive.

Television[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Second Generation Waynans Breakfast Bar Patron "Rolling With Second Gen"(Season 1, Episode 2)
2014 Single Ladies: Homeboy "A Cut Above" (Season 3, Episode 4)[8]
2014 Being Mary Jane Bouncer "Mixed Messages" (Season 1, Episode 4)
2015 The Game Spartan Football Player "Hashtag My Bad" (Season 9, Episode 5)[9]
2015 LA Hair Gocha's Eyecandy "Shade And Betrayal" (2016)
2016 Plenty Hood patron (TV movie) (2016)
2016 Haves And Have Nots Dread "I Choose My Son" (Season 3, Episode 9)
2017 Little Women: Atlanta Eye candy "Spill The Tea" (Season 3, Episode 12)
2018 Black Lightning Lieutenant "The Resurrection And The Light" (Season 1, Episode 12)

Web Series[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Rich Brothers Bricks
2015 StudvilleTV Bodyguard
2016 Upyri General Kashik
2017 Flags On The Field Leon
2018 Step Up - High Water East-O's Goon

Music Videos[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
2015 ELEVATE Love Interest (Reggae) Elevate[10]
Taji Mag Volume 10 "Revolutionize" Loc Artistry: Mz Lady Lox Photographer: NayMarie

Modeling[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Spring 2012 Fro Fashion week cover model Cover Model [11]
2012 Spring 2012 Fro Fashion Week Runway Model Fro Fashion Week[12] (Spring 2012)
2012 Eye Candy Glam's Mother's Day Trunk Show Co-Host Co-host with the most part 2
2013 Fro Fashion Week[13] Host[14]
2013 The Source Print Ad Jamaican Mango and Lime[15] (November 2013) (page 93)
2013 XXL Print Ad Jamaican Mango and Lime (Oct/Nov 2013) (page 5)
2017 Taji Mag Print Ad (January 2017) Volume 10
2017 Black College Today Print Ad Jamaican Mango and Lime (March/April 2017) (pages 23, 30, 31)
2017 Sophisticate's BLACK HAIR Print Ad Jamaican Mango and Lime (May 2017) (pages 17, 20, 21)

Poetry[edit | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Strong Black Man An evening with Isaiah Washington
2014 P.I.M.P[16] (2014) (Atlanta Sex Trafficking Awareness)[17]
2015 #Justus Addressing Police Brutality

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Alphonso A'Qen-Aten Jackson". IMDb. Retrieved 2015-08-23.
  2. "Studio 11 Films". www.studio11films.com. Retrieved 2015-08-22.
  3. "» The 11Eleven11 Project". www.studio11films.com. Retrieved 2015-08-23.
  4. Zwecker, Bill (2000-11-14). "CTA's No. 151 bus takes Mel Jackson to stardom". Chicago Sun-Times: 37.
  5. "Actor Alphonso Jackson Lands Movie Role He Never Auditioned For". rollingout.com. 16 June 2012.
  6. "Ride Along 2". 15 January 2016 – via www.imdb.com.
  7. "The Accountant". 14 October 2016 – via www.imdb.com.
  8. "A Cut Above". 27 January 2014 – via www.imdb.com.
  9. "Hashtag My Bad". 30 June 2015 – via www.imdb.com.
  10. Films, The Ultimate (16 April 2015). "Cami "ELEVATE" music video" – via Vimeo.
  11. "Spring 2012 Cover Model: Alphonso Jackson - 'Fro Fashion Week". Retrieved 2015-08-23.
  12. "Milestones - 'Fro Fashion Week". Retrieved 2015-08-22.
  13. "spring 2013 'fro fashion wee Archives - 'Fro Fashion Week". 'Fro Fashion Week. Retrieved 2015-08-22.
  14. "frofashionweek.com". frofashionweek.com.
  15. "Jamaican Mango & Lime Shop". www.jamaicanmangoandlimeshop.com. Retrieved 2015-08-22.
  16. "Facing Sex Trafficking in Atlanta - A Facing Project". atlantasextrafficking.facingproject.com. Retrieved 2015-08-22.
  17. "About The Facing Project - The Facing Project". Retrieved 2015-08-22.

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