Jonathan Majors makes his screen debut starring in the upcoming ABC miniseries "When We Rise," from Dustin Lance Black. He is a recent graduate of Yale School of Drama with an MFA in acting, and was a recipient of the Lloyd Richards Scholarship and the Jerome L. Green Scholarship. A native of Dallas, Texas, and graduate of North Carolina School of the Arts, Jonathan's extensive stage credits include productions of "Henry V," "A Raisin in the Sun," "The Tempest" and several plays by August Wilson, including "Fences" (director, Kenny Leon) and "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" (director, Ruben Santiago-Hudson), both at The Greene Space. Jonathan is the winner of the 2015 National Society of Arts and Letters (NSAL) National Drama Competition. He is represented by CAA and Soffer/Namoff Entertainment.
He currently resides in New York.