Ajiona Alexus is an American actress who played the role of Sheri Holland in the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. In addition to that, she has also appeared in several other cinematic productions such as Empire (TV series), Acrimony (Movie), and Breaking In (Movie).

In this article, learn everything we know about Ajiona Alexus' parents, her brother as well as her acting and musical career.

Ajiona Alexus Was Aspired to Become Actress Since an Early Age

Ajiona Alexus developed a liking for acting early in her life, reciting her first monologue on stage as early as eight years of age. Her parents, too, realized her potential for the performative arts and enrolled her in acting and dancing classes. She got into the theatre department of the Alabama School of Fine Arts in the 7th grade.

Following her first well-received acting work for the stage performance in A Raisin In The Sun, Alexus started auditioning for various roles and subsequently, landed in a small part in the TV mini-series Chelsea’s Way in 2013. Later in 2014, she landed in her first leading role in the feature movie named Unspoken Words at the age of 14.

Three months after landing the role of Tyra in Unspoken Words, she booked an audition for a recurring role in the sitcom The Rickey Smiley Show. And it was only three days before the filming of the show, she was given the news that she was selected to play the role of De’Anna, which went on to be her first big break in the show business.

In total, according to her profile on IMDb, she has gathered 17 acting credits. Those include shows such as Grey’s Anatomy, Light as a Feather, 13 Reasons WhyRunaways; and movies like Bad Girl, Family Blood, and Breaking In.

She Also Has a Musical Career

Ajiona Alexus has also dabbled into music alongside acting. According to her site, which has been inactive for a while, she has opened for artists such as Diggy Simmons, OMG, IYAZ, etc.

She also released a mix-tape titled 'Radio Ready' in 2012 and following that, she released her debut single titled 'Dream Big' in 2013.

Ajiona Alexus's Father Runs a Management Company

On March 16, 1966, Ajiona Alexus Brown was born to her parents. Her father's name is Ernest Tasha Brown, while her mother's name is still under wraps.

Her parents raised Alexus in Tuskegee, Alabama, up until 1999. Later, they all moved to Birmingham, Alabama.

In addition to that, the 13 Reasons Why actress was “born into a family of artists and musicians,” according to her bio on her website. Rightly so, her father has his own management company named Earn B. Management, which does not have an official site as of now.

But the company does have an Instagram handle—which has just above 130 followers at the time of writing. And according to that Instagram account, Earn B. Management deals with music, films, TV, and marketing jobs.

Interestingly enough, Alexus also started her music career through her father’s company. The multi-talented artist recorded her debut single titled 'Dream Big' under her father’s management company.


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Ajiona's Parents Hasn't Revealed Her Mother's Name on Social Media

Alexus has posted multiple pictures on her Instagram with her parents, but she has not mentioned her mother's name in any of those posts.

It also seems that her mother doesn't have an Instagram account at all, so far. We can say that because Alexus regularly tags her father and brother’s Instagram accounts on her family pictures, but she has not tagged her mother's account yet. Well, if her mother had an Instagram account, Alexus would have tagged her mother surely.


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Ajiona's Brother And Father Share The Same Alma Mater

Alexus is one of the two children of her parents. She has a brother whose name is Dee Brown.

Dee graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s College of Arts and Sciences in August 2020.

And interestingly, Dee shares the same Alma Mater with his father. In a post on his Instagram on August 16, 2020, Ernest’s management company’s account commented mentioning that Ernest, too, did his alma mater from the same university back in 2007.


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