Jahi Di’Allo Winston is an actor whose star will certainly rise soon. Despite not being old enough to legally drink, Winston has starred in movies opposite cinema heavy hitters such as two-time Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson and Stranger Things star David Harbour.
Jahi knows all about hustling in Hollywood. First emerging on the scene as a child actor, Jahi Di’Allo Winston has managed to keep his head on straight despite all the temptations that have fallen on the shoulders of other actors.
Before he was an official teenager, Jahi burst onto the scene as a professional actor. He went from acting in local productions near his home in Atlanta to Broadway to his current home in Los Angeles.
We all can wait and see where this seriously talented actor will go next. Read on to learn how this young and talented actor emerged onto the scene with a bang and how he manages to stay relevant in this day and age.
Jahi Di’Allo’s Early Journey
Jahi Di’Allo Winston was born in November 2003 in Atlanta. He first started acting at the age of 11. Soon after Jahi expressed an interest in acting, his family moved to Los Angeles to pursue his dreams. The brash move soon paid off as Jahi attained roles soon after his family moved to the West Coast.
Among the illustrious roles Jahi has gained included a run on Broadway with The Lion King. He then made a permanent move to the performer haven of Hollywood to pursue film and television roles. While Jahi has always been busy acting, that certainly doesn’t mean that he has stopped the hustle. Jahi is always on the lookout for new roles and opportunities.
Jahi Di’Allo Winston’s Career Trajectory
Jahi’s star is rising and rising as we speak. Working as a child actor since he was 11, the star has worked hard to be in the position he is in currently.
His first professional role occurred in 2016 when Jahi was 13. He starred as Andre in Feed the Beast. The life-changing opportunity lasted for nine episodes.
For those people who are fans of ‘80s and ‘90s R&B singing groups, they might want to check out Jahi’s role in the television series The New Edition Story. While Jahi only appeared in two episodes, his talent and presence were certainly felt by both Black television fans and fans of New Edition.
In 2017, when Jahi turned 14, Winston landed even more roles including The Upside, where he played the character Anthony Scott, and the television movie Libby and Malcolm, in which he played MJ Black.
Then 2018 came around the bend. With the new year came new opportunities. Among the most prestigious roles was the opportunity to play opposite Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson in Proud Mary. In addition to that career-making role, Jahi also spent the year starring in various roles.
What Is Jahi Di’Allo Winston’s Doing Next?
One thing that Jahi is always mindful of is staying grounded. As a child actor, Jahi could have easily fallen into the same traps that many other actors have experienced. One reason he stays grounded is his family. If his head gets “too big,” there is always someone to bring him back to earth.
Jahi is always studying his craft. According to IMDB, he is set to appear in two projects (so far) in 2024 — Free to Fall alongside Marsai Martin and Outdoor School. We can’t wait to watch!