Jimmy Brooks

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BIO

Jimmy is an actor, brand ambassador, lifestyle athlete, spiritual

thinker, and overall lover of just being alive.  He was born in Liberia and lived in West Africa until age 13.  Before moving to NYC he earned a BFA in Drama and a BA in Mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis.

   

In NYC he's co-starred on Blue Bloods, I am Homicide,  and

has   performed in a slew of plays in the NYC theatre scene. You may have recgnized him recently as the shoe store manager who gets his goods stolen by "50 Cent" and his nephew in S03E09 of Starz's POWER.        

 

 

In film Jimmy has received numerous accolades for his portrayal

of Thomas the troubled half of a fraternal pair in the short "Curveball", which screened to rave reviews at multiple

film festivals across the nation. His  latest feature 'bwoy', 

in which he stars opposite RENT's Anthony Rapp

premiered this past September as the festival centerpiece

at the 34th Annual Chicago Reeling Film Festival.

                     

Dream Role: "I just see myself barefoot,

                      perched on a rock...

                      wearing nothing but a loin cloth,

                      with a spear in my left hand."