Jazzy Ellis is a Screen Actors Guild Award winning SAG-AFTRA stunt actor, social justice warrior, and public speaker with over 75 film and TV credits, including Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, HBO's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, The Walking Dead, Bad Boys for Life, and Chaos Walking. She has stunt doubled for actresses such as CCH Pounder, Sanaa Lathan, Nathalie Emmanuel, Renée Elise Goldsberry, and Charmin Lee.

Jazzy is a model of resilience and mental fortitude. Her adversity has propelled her to live her most mindful and healthy life, to achieve lofty goals, and to teach others how to do the same. Jazzy graduated pre-med from Princeton University in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Religion and a certificate in Spanish Language and Culture, and later received an MBA. She is a former pageant queen, professional dancer, radio show host, and high school math and special education teacher.  Born, raised, and currently living in New Jersey, Jazzy spent 4 years in New Orleans, Louisiana; 5 years in Atlanta, Georgia; and months in the Ecuadorian Amazon. 


Pre-Covid-19, Jazzy served on Princeton University's Atlanta Alumni Schools Committee, Princeton Prize in Race Relations Atlanta Committee, and Association of Black Princeton Alumni--Atlanta Chapter.  Jazzy is also served as a member of the Diversity/EEO Committee and the New Member/Next Generation Committee of SAG-AFTRA Atlanta local.  She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and a member of the TV Academy (Emmy Awards), Stunts Peer Group.  


Her lifestyle is curated and cultivated around learning, adventure, and strengthening her courage with daily practice. In 2020 and beyond, Jazzy looks forward to producing more of her own courageous content for film and TV and to collaborating with the most talented people in their respective industries.







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in the Press

"Black Stuntwomen Are Ready To Fight — Will Hollywood Let Them?," Refinery29.

"Career Versatility and Civil Rights in Stunts with Stunt Actor Jazzy Ellis," She's So Reel Podcast.

"Anjelika Washington Reveals a TV Show Gave Her a White Stunt Double in Blackface—as If Black Stunt Performers Don't Exist or Something,"The Root.

"The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #262 and Like a Hood Ornament 17: Welcome Stunt Woman Jazzy Ellis to the Show!" Listen here.

"Avengers Stunt Performer Reflects on Being a Black Woman in the Movie Industry," The Root.

"Jazzy Ellis Was A Teacher Who Wanted To Be Set On Fire, So She Became A Stuntwoman." Deadspin.

"5 Female Stunt Performers Reveal What It's Really Like To Kick Butt On-Screen." Bustle.

"'Stunting' Like My Daddy w/ Stunt Actor Jazzy Ellis." While Black Podcast.

"'We risk it all and don't get recognition because of actor's egos': Stunt actors demand recognition by Academy Awards as petition for their own Oscar category reaches 100K signatures." DailyMail.com.

"Closer Look: Sexual Misconduct And Hollywood; And More." WABE: Closer Look with Rose Scott.


"Hollywood South actresses & stunt women taking a stand." WGNO.

"Tiger of the Week: Jasmine ‘Jazzy’ Ellis ’10, Professional Stunt Performer." Princeton Alumni Weekly.

"Meet: Jasmine "Jazzy" Ellis '10." Princeton Class of 2010.

"Actress Jazzy Ellis 2018-06-24 TWIG" The Week in Geek Radio Show.

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