Author, Artist and Activist Julian J Walker starred in the 2015 coming of age film "Blackbird" along side Academy Award Winner Mo'Nique Hicks & Veteran Actor Isiah Washington (Directed by Patrik-Ian Polk). Recently, Julian appeared on the fourth season of BET's hit series "Being Mary Jane" as talented-hip always in the know hairstylist Tyrone "Ty" Nicholson.
In January 2019, Julian released his first poetry book titled, "A Year Without You". Since the release this poetry was a required reading for two intermediate reading courses at The University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg, MS -USA) & added to the library selection at Hinds Community College located in Raymond, Mississippi (USA). Currently on his book tour "covers & a year without you", Julian has traveled to Los Angelous CA, Atlanta GA, Jacksonville FL, New York NY, Nashville TN & many others. A Year Without You was featured on NBC News as Best Black Queer Books in June 2020.
For more information on Julian and his poetry book - check out his website www.julianjwalker.com.