Sarunas J. Jackson - Biography

Last Modified: Aug 2, 2020

Sarunas J. Jackson
Profession: Actor, Writer, Former basketball player
Best Known For: Insecure
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : March 12, 1990 (age 32)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Sarunas J. Jackson
Birth Place: Inland Empire, California, USA
Horoscope: Pisces
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 1

Darius D. Jackson (younger brother)

High School: Roosevelt High School
University: Saddleback College, University of California
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Panamanian, Jamaican, Native-American, African-American, German)
Nationality: American, Panamanian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Girlfriend Name: Dominque Perry
Children: 1

Zennie (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 2.03 meter (6 feet 8 inch)
Weight: 95 kg (209.44 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Sarunas J. Jackson?

Sarunas J. Jackson is an actor, writer by profession and American by nationality. He is best known for his role in HBO series Insecure as Alejandro “Dro” Peña. He is a former professional basketball player.

Sarunas J. Jackson: Age, Parents, Siblings

Sarunas J. Jackson’s birth took place on 12 March 1990 in Inland Empire, California, USA. He is also known as Sarunas Jackson and was raised in Los Angeles. His mother is of Panamanian, Jamaican and Native American descent while his father is of African-American and German descent.

He is not the only child of his parents and has a younger brother named Darius D. Jackson. He was raised by his mother and stepfather Romel P. Jackson with his step-brother Marques A. Jackson.

Source: Instagram (from top- Romel P. Jackson, Marques A. Jackson, Sarunas J. Jackson, Darius D. Jackson)

For education, he attended Roosevelt High School, where he played in the school’s basketball team. For higher studies, he enrolled at Saddleback College in 2009 and in the University of California, Berkely for undergrad.

His ethnicity includes Panamanian, Jamaican, Native-American, African-American, German.

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Sarunas J. Jackson: Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Sarunas J. Jackson is in relationship with Dominque Perry, also his Insecure co-star. The couple has been dating for a few years now. 

Source:  (Sarunas J. Jackson with daughter- pictured Sept 2018)

Moreover, he is also a father. He and his girlfriend welcomed daughter Zennie on May 22, 2018. The pair seems to be no longer together but are co-parenting.

Sarunas J. Jackson: Career

Early Days

Jackson began his career in acting not so long ago. He first started with commercials, namely Jordan shoes. And in 2012, he had made a decision to shift from basketball to acting. In debut film was Draft Day, which was released back in 2014.

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Before he was an actor, he was a professional basketball player. His love for basketball and games had begun when he was still a kid. 

After his college days, he had traveled to several Asian countries and cities including Tokyo, Taipei, Taiwan, Hong Kong to play in an international basketball. He played there for a total of three years. 

Source: theundefeated (Sarunas J. Jackson)

Sarunas J. Jackson had also played for an AAU team against NBA All-Star Paul George and had even applied for 2013 NBA draft.


Since stepping into acting field, he has had minor appearances in shows like Transparent, Major Crimes, Chi-Raq, The 5th Food Dream, Covert, Games People Play (2019), Good Trouble (2019)etcBut most of all, Sarunas J. Jackson is known for his role in HBO series Insecure as Alejandro “Dro” Peña.

In addition, Jackson an amateur boxer and a writer, having worked with writing staff of television series Vital Signs. He has also appeared as a character in NBA 2K16which was directed by Spike Lee and in Pharrell Williams’s music video of Happy.

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Source:  (Sarunas J. Jackson in Insecure as Alejandro “Dro” Peña)


On the set of Insecure, Jackson worked alongside Kendrick Sampson, Amanda Seales, Langston Kerman, Dominique Perry, Regina Hall.

Sarunas J. Jackson: Net Worth, Salary

Jackson has been in Hollywood for a while now. However, his salary and net worth are still under review.

Sarunas J. Jackson: Social Media

On Social media, Sarunas J. Jackson is active on Instagram, Twitter but has no verified account on Facebook.

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