Ayo Janeen Jackson is currently a candidate for an MFA in the arts at School of the Art Institue of Chicago: SCIAC (2018). She has BFA from North Carolina School of the Arts.
Miss Jackson; a former member of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and Ballet Preljocaj, has starred in numerous films and episodic television including episodes of Boardwalk Empire, and The Nick; the film Black Navity as well as the opera Ann Nicole. Miss Jackson was also an original cast member of the broadway play Spider-Man.
A recipient of the Princess Grace Award in dance, Miss Jackson choreographed An Octoroon in Philadelphia performance piece. Her visual artwork has been on display at La Maison d’Art and The Harlem Arts festival in NYC (2016).