Jamel Jax Jackson was born in Birmingham, Alabama starting out in the film industry as a child actor in regional TV commercials and young model for magazines. He has served in the Army National Guard (including duty to Afghanistan). On his return from deployment and honorable discharge from the military, he found focus again in his film career… this time behind the camera as a film director & photographer.
Jamel Jax holds Masters Degree in Film & Media Production, along with over 12 shorts films and a feature documentary on his reel, plus a feature narrative in pre-production as of 2017.
He currently resides in Los Angeles, CA with occasional visits to Alabama and Atlanta, GA.