Hailing from Atlanta, GA, Jeremiah Jahi, a Frances Williams artist grant recipient; graduated cum laude from The City University of New York: Brooklyn College, where he majored in Africana Studies, Political Science and Theatre. Jeremiah later received a graduate degree in Sociology from The City University of New York: City College. Before pursuing a career as an actor/writer/director, Jeremiah spent time in the United States Marine Corps, where he served in the Gulf War (code name Operation Desert Storm). It is this choice to join the Marine Corps that he says, “changed his life for the better, forever.”
In 2005, Jeremiah formed Soldier Filmworks, as a production company banner to create his own independent media projects. Later that year he wrote, directed, and starred in the short film, The Meeting, which went on to screen at over 25 festivals with 4 wins: Arizona Black Film Showcase 2006; Cine Noir (now North Carolina Black Film Festival),2006; Texas Black Film Festival 2007; and Newark Black Film Fest 2008. Currently, Jeremiah is in post-production on his feature film debut ‘Never Came Back’, with an anticipated release date of Winter 2017.
Up next will be the feature film, ‘Daddy and Me,…also My Brother.’ With two additional feature scripts in development (‘Brooklyn Changes’, and ‘The Recruiter’), several short screenplay scripts (including: ‘Running For My Life’, ‘Jesus Detectives’, and ‘We’re Out Of Black Make-up’) and several short plays (“Transmutation” and “Daddy’s Girl”) already written, Jeremiah is holding true to his motto , “KEEP MOVING.”Find Jeremiah on
- Active Duty
- Desert (90-00)