Showcase 2021 Carnegie Mellon University

JJ Wynder

Actor/Dancer
Class of 2021
(He/Him)


My Bio:

Jahquan Wynder-Wilkins (Quan), is a native of Brooklyn, New York. At the age of 6 he was adopted into a family of the arts that would ultimately change his life forever. In his brief lifetime he has received training in the arts from leading institutions such as: Mark Twain For The Gifted and Talented JHS, Fiorello LaGuardia HS, Carnegie Mellon, Alvin Ailey Dance Studio, and HB Acting Studio. Quan’s credits include being an active member of SAG/AFTRA and long running television programs, Law and Order, Blue Bloods, One Life to Live, SNL, and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Currently, he is a graduating senior at CMU and a New Wave finalist for the Hattie McDaniel Acting Scholarship. He hopes to use his acting career and platform to help push forward Black excellence.