Jake Pearson

Jake Pearson as Officer Downey

Photo May 14

Jake Pearson is a recent graduate of The University of Georgia with a degree in Mass Media Arts from the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication and a minor in Theater.  He was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia and attended Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School for elementary school and Marist School for middle and high school.  Jake played both soccer and basketball competitively growing up but made a switch to acting his senior year of high school.

As a senior at Marist School, Jake played an ensemble role in the musical Zombie Prom and the role of Bam-Bam in the musical Starmites. At UGA, Jake played the role of Brad Majors in The Rocky Horror Picture Show shadow-cast performance, the role of Alex in the 10-minute play Next Stop: Hope, and the role of The Rodeo Drive Slasher in the 10-minute play The Rodeo Drive Slasher. Jake also appeared in several student short films during his time at UGA. His most recent role was Horatio in Hamlet, put on by The Circle Ensemble Theatre Company in Athens, GA.