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An American actor, singer and songwriter, in 2004, the eight-year-old Jackson won the role of Young Simba on the national tour of The Lion King musical, with which he remained but went on to cement his acting performances in American Crime and Grown-ish. Other appearances have included, past and present as Kevin Blake on Syfy original series Eureka, Kris McDuffy on Disney Channel’s television movie Let It Shine. Also, a television guest star with roles on both Cold Case and Harry’s Law. In 2012, he won the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series.
In 2018, he starred as the lead of the crime drama film Superfly as Priest. Jackson joined the regular cast of American Crime in its second season, playing the part of Kevin Lacroix. Currently Jackson is acting on the new Freeform show “Grown-ish” as Aaron Jackson, a classmate and love interest of Zoey Johnson.