Jeremy Holloway is an actor and influencer from Memphis, Tennessee, who focuses on relationship advice, family values and motivational speaking.
Tell everyone how you were discovered and how your acting career started?
I started acting in the fourth grade, I had a lead role in a play called the Little Pigs Take the Big Bad Wolf to Court. Took acting classes when I got older. I used social media to bring Hollywood to me, because I was working in Memphis. Went viral 25 million views doing comedy, the rest is history.
What are some of the perks working as an actor?
Perks of being an actor is not actually having a 9-5. Even though acting is technically still a job, but it’s not an everyday come in or you will be fired thing. Also, I get to do what I love to do.
What actor/actress would you like to work with in the future?
Jamie Foxx without question. He is the sole reason I started acting and doing comedy. He inspired a little kid from north Memphis to see himself past his environment.
Where do you see yourself in five years contributing to acting?
The next five years I would want to have multiple films and shows out. Also, would love to be in a blockbuster movie.
What are your long-term acting goals?
To become an A-list actor, while still remaining true to myself.
Your favorite movie?
Even though Jamie Foxx is my role model, my favorite movie is Bad Boys. The first movie. Will and Martin were the perfect co-stars!! It has action and comedy! Perfect movie!
What’s the most exciting thing you have planned this year?
This year I’m excited to be releasing my first book and featured film. So excited. It’s my first in both, but it is long overdue. My fans have been begging for it!
What is one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
People tend to be surprise that I sing and play the piano. Another thing I got from Jamie Foxx. I haven’t revealed that just yet but it’s coming.
What is one thing that brings a smile to your face, no matter the time of day?
The thing that put a smile on my face is knowing that my videos on social have really helped me. Being that I was once a lost person in the world trying to understand. Seeing that my videos help people understand what’s going on in their lives. Puts a big smile on my face.
How has your family shaped your personality and who you turned out to be?
My family has played a huge part in me becoming who I am. My father played the biggest role, because he taught me how to be a man. To have integrity, morals, to be strong, how to do, what to do, belief in myself, etc. He played a major role in my life and made me who I am today.
How can everyone keep in contact with you on social media?
All of my social media outlets are @jeremylholloway . So basically just type my name in and I’ll pop up!