J. (yes, that is his given name) was born in Los Angeles, raised in
Northern California, and began acting onstage in grammar school.
He attended the Pacific Conservatory of Performing Arts / Solvang Theatrefest in Santa Maria, California, under the direction of Donovan Marley. Since returning to Los Angeles, he's performed in over 50 stage productions at theatres including Theatre 40, The Colony, and Interact Theatre Company.
He has appeared in numerous films and television shows and is best known
for the role of "Special Agent Sherman Catlett" in the Paramount/UPN crime series "Viper".