Jon Akoko Jr. was born in Arizona, from the beginning his family noticed he was very active for his age. When Jon saw a group of little kids in a dance crew at a party. He began to mimic there every move which led him to stealing the spotlight and joining crew. Since that day he knew all he wanted to do was perform. At the age of 8 he booked his first Harlem Globetrotters Commercial, after being chosen out of many many kids. As he grew up he began to study theatre in school. Read more... Brighton Beach Memoirs. Being the optimistic guy he was he felt like he wanted more excited in his life. So he dropped everything and moved to Toronto, Canada. One week of exploring the foreign land he was noticed by a wardrobe stylist working on a CW Tv Show The LA Complex for his bright red pants. As a result he went from being a extra to booking a featured day player on the show.