Guest – Ta’j
Let me introduce you to our local celebrity Ta’j, better known by many directors as “Lil Denzel” Washington, is on the rise to stardom. Acting since the age of eight. Ta’j is a four-time nominee; two-time award winner for Best Child Actor at the First Annual PUFA (Philadelphia Urban Film Awards); and Best Performance in a short film at the Young Artist Academy (YAA).
Ta’j is known for his character personality and confidence. One word to describe Ta’j would be “humbled.”
Now, 14 years old, Ta’j still finds time to enjoy acting, sports, and video games when he is not on a set doing what he knows best—acting. He has been featured and a supporting actor in such projects as “Blue Bloods”, “Good Morning America”, “Jason’s Letter”, “In New York”, “Homeland”, “Power”, “Seven Seconds”, and was cast for a lead role in a short film called, “The Smell of Summer” and a web series called, “The Facts of Life”.
His Christmas commercial for Sammy’s Fishbox on Facebook got over 100k views. He has also appeared in “BIC” and Giant Food Stores commercials. Ta’j is a two times nominee and a mini Oscar Award winner for best performance in a short film named, “SunnySide” at the 41st Young Artist Awards, where stars are made.
Ta’j was honored to be casted in the “Kai Green Documentary”.
Released in August, Ta’j plays the role of young Kai, who developed into one of the world’s renown professional Bodybuilder. Leslie Kai Greene (born July 12, 1975), better known as Kai Greene or Kai L. Greene, is an American personal trainer, artist, actor, and retired professional bodybuilder. He came in second place at the 2012, 2013, and 2014 editions of the IFBB’s Mr. Olympia competition and has not competed in it since, though he never formally announced his retirement. He is often regarded as one of the best bodybuilders to have never won the competition.
Last week, Ta’j latest film, “Nobody’s Son” premiered to a full house. Ta’j played, trapped in a cruel worth of death, pain and deception 12-year-old, Daniel must do whatever it takes to survive the mean streets of Philadelphia.
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