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Location: Dante Park Main Stage, Broadway between 63rd & 64th Streets

Time: 5:30pm - 6:00pm

Born and raised in the heart of Motown, Jawan M. Jackson is a native of Detroit. Jackson made his professional debut starring in Broadway’s Motown the Musical as Melvin Franklin of The Temptations. A graduate of Eastern Michigan University, Jackson began his career as a radio personality for Detroit’s top radio station, Hot 107.5. Upon graduation, he successfully helped instill, develop, and execute a program for high school students who had a passion for pursuing a career in acting and the arts. Jackson is currently starring as Melvin Franklin in Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations on Broadway.

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