Alright! This Award winning LA native performed in the hit stage play One Night in Miami (14’ Ovation, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, LA Weekly, NAACP – Best Ensemble Award), played his idol Paul Robeson in The Magnificent Dunbar Hotel, and The Emperor’s Last Performance (11' NAACP Theatre Awards). Co-starred in the USA series The Colony, NBC’s Studio 60 alongside Matthew Perry. NBC’s Criminal Minds, CW’s Privileged, and Comedy Central’s Key & Peele. Illustrating charm, confidence, and a sense of humor in films like As Evil Does, Chocolate City, Dead Cruelty, Final: The Rapture, Klovn 2, Blood Brothers, My Synthesized Life, Nerd Boy, and April’s Fools.
Jah Shams has also developed a flair for writing and producing. Under his company B. Sun Productions, he starred in, executive produced, and co-wrote the feature film “Anger has a Secret,” which won the 7th Annual Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival’s top award, Best Feature Film in 2009 --- Paul Robeson, Sidney Poitier, Humphrey Bogart... If you don't know who they are, you can't possibly understand his talent.
We the Students Comedy ⋄ Family ⋄ Independent ⋄ Music "We bully the bullies and teach the mean teachers a lesson."
Theater by Theater/ Theatre/ Iona Morris LeDonte
Internet by Andrew Ecbald Kwasu
One Night in Miami
Theater by Theater/ Theatre/ Carl Cofield Brother Jaamal
The Emperor's Last Performance
Theater by Robey Theatre/ Ben Guillory Paul Robeson
Anger Has a Secret (10-20)
Film by Driver Seat-B. Sun Productions/ Terrisha Kearse DJ/ Lead
Ovation Award, LA Weekly Award, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award - One Night in Miami
4 NAACP Theatre Awards - The Emperor's Last Performance
Best Feature Film at 9th Annual Martha's Vineyard Film Festival - 10-20