Thursday, May 10, 2012

Insight to C.E.E.J.A.Y!

     CeeJay Joseph (C.E.E.J.A.Y.) is a native of Orlando, FL and a US Navy Veteran and now resides in Richmond, TX.  Currently, C.E.E.J.A.Y works primarily as a Life Insurance Agent while maintaining his license as a Massage Therapist. However, he is still making strides towards his passion for acting as a SAG-AFTRA Actor/Performer and a client of Texas' most premier talent agency, Pastorini-Bosby Talent Agency.

     C.E.E.J.A.Y. is an acronym for his nickname of C. J. which stands for C.reating E.ntertaining E.xperiences through my J.oy of the A.rts and Y.ou!
C.E.E.J.A.Y. has had leading roles in several independent films and has a supporting role in the SAG feature film titled 'Sacrifice', which won 'Texas Grand Jury Prize at the 2015 Dallas Film Festival. He has also performed in several industrial/training films/videos for companies such as Bahama Breeze, Suntrust, Harris Corporation, Awana Club, Safe Start, Bridgeway Software, Methodist Hospital and Omni Productions for Osceola County, FL.  His commercial experience includes Pure Protein Bar, Cisco Systems, Baldwin Park Homes, Washington Nationals baseball team, Verizon Wireless, Don McGill Toyota and A&W Restaurant to name a few. Currently, C.E.E.J.A.Y. is a cast member on CBS Studios-CW Network's 'Walker', starring Jared Padalecki as he appears in a recurring co-star role as Principal Heaney. 

     In addition, C.E.E.J.A.Y. also had leading roles in ‘Their Story’ and ‘The Lamb of God’ theatrical productions at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church and lead roles in ‘Mama’s Kitchen’ and ‘Death to Willie Lynch’, both performed at the famed Jones High Performance Arts Center and lead roles in ‘It Bears Repeating’at the historical Wells Built Museum, ‘Missing Celia Rose’, an Equity project performed at Shakespeare Theater in Orlando, FL, and ‘Love, Lust, Lies, Life (A Secret Affair)’.  C.E.E.J.A.Y. was also blessed to be a member of the supporting cast in the stage play that toured nationally titled ‘Church Girl’ featuring Robin Givens, Demetria McKinney, Sean Blakemore, and Tony Grant and also had the opportunity to hone his directing and writing skills in several projects.  C.E.E.J.A.Y has also appeared on Discovery Health Channel’s Dr. G: Medical Examiner in his portrayal of a funeral director in the episode titled ‘A Deadly Business’.  Furthermore, C.E.E.J.A.Y. has performed with the Just Playin’ Performance Troupe in ‘Going Green’ for the City of Orlando, 'The Gospel According to Martin' for Star 94.5 and ‘Junteenth Remembered: The Next Phase’ for the Wells Built Museum and the National Urban League Convention, in which it was his first piece that he co-wrote and also provided the voice over performances.  

     C.E.E.J.A.Y. also has experience in hosting with most notably, being the Social Media Host for the Christmas Musical titled 'The Great Exchange' in which he hosted a live Periscope broadcast for the pre and post shows and live tweeting during the production.
     C.E.E.J.A.Y. is a faithful member of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church working with their Theater Arts and Spoken Word Ministries portraying Jesus in their Good Friday production and volunteers with various mission trips.  He feels extremely Blessed to continue his passion for acting and is making his mark in the Greater Houston Area and beyond!