Former Pro Athlete, businessman turned Actor/Producer/Director. Stroke survivor.
Talent Manager
Actor, model and producer Jeff Joslin is a former professional football player and two-time national champion quarterback at Carson-Newman College. In 2006, after being laid off from medical equipment job and going through a divorce, he entered the entertainment business and moved to New York City and became a quick success. National print campaigns for Lipitor, Bermuda Tourism, Biltmore House led to commercial roles for Barron's, Bermuda Tourism and Cialis which launched Joslin to television and movie roles.
A native of Knoxville, Tenn., Jeff was a star quarterback at Farragut High School and signed to play at the University of Tennessee along with former NFL legends such as Reggie White, Bill Bates and Willie Gault. He transferred to Carson-Newman College in nearby Jefferson City, Tenn., to be with his former high school coach, Ken Sparks. There, they won back-to-back NAIA national titles in 1983-'84 with Joslin being named honorable mention all-America. Later, he was selected to the Carson-Newman "Team of the Century."
Joslin played in the Canadian Football League with Toronto, Saskatchewan and Ottawa, and then served as a director with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. A second-degree Black Belt in TaeKwonDo, Joslin created X-Treme Team, a martial arts live program for middle and high school students that performed over 150 live shows worldwide, including a performance at the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympic Games. Martial arts organically led Joslin to train as a stunt and fight coordinator under Scott Leva of Precision Stunts, one of Hollywood's top stunt coordinator.
Joslin has appeared in several TV shows such as Drop Dead Diva, Army Wives, Murder In Manhattan and recently some top films such as Carjacked with Maria Bello and Madea's Witness Protection as Tyler Perry's boss.
Joslin is founder of 3 Legged Dog Productions, an indie film company to produce his own projects of interest with a focus on high-quality inspirational films.
In 2012, Joslin relocated to the West Coast to work Los Angeles market and be closer to his oldest sons. The oldest, Jeffrey Joslin II, is an accomplished musician, writer, performer who is also acting and modeling. Together they started working together on projects through www.nativewindmedia.com. His middle son, Justice Joslin, is a former pro football receiver and now with the Ford modeling agency now appearing in commercials, TV and film around the world. The youngest, Javan Joslin, lives and works in Bali in production shooting commercials and branding other business.
Jeff is a stroke survivor on 10/30/2018, during that time he lost his speech and memory and has had a remarkable recovery and attributes his faith and his work ethic in the entertainment industry.
Jeff Joslin is based in Knoxville Tennesse.
Excellence
Sparks-The Ken Sparks Story
Depth Of Field International Film Festival
Nassau
2021
Nominee
Sparks-The Ken Sparks Story
ICVM Crown Awards
Orlando
2021
Silver Award
Sparks-The Ken Sparks Story
Salty Earth Film Festival
Fort Atkinson
2021
Religion/Ethics
Sparks-The Ken Sparks Story
IndieFest Film Awards
La Jolla
2021
Documentary Feature
Sparks-The Ken Sparks Story
IndieFest Film Awards
La Jolla
2021
The Vanguard Award
Sparks-The Ken Sparks Story
Faith Fest
Huntington
2021
Award Winner
Sparks-The Ken Sparks Story
CineMagic Film Fest
Greer
2021
2nd Place Documentary Feature Film
Sparks-The Ken Sparks Story
Knoxville Film Festival
Knoxville
2021
Audience Favorite
Sparks-The Ken Sparks Story
Knoxville Film Festival
Knoxville
2021
1st Place Tennessee Documentary Feature
Sparks-The Ken Sparks Story
Knoxville Film Festival
Knoxville
2021
Gold Award Best Documentary
Sparks-The Ken Sparks Story
Mindfield Film Festival
Albuquerque
2021
Award of Excellence - Christian Film
Sparks-The Ken Sparks Story
Accolade Global Film Competition
La Jolla
2021
Award of Excellence - Documentary
Sparks-The Ken Sparks Story
Accolade Global Film Competition
La Jolla
2021
College
Carson Newman College
Business
19821985
College
University of Tenn - Knoxville
Business
19801981
High School
Farragut High School
General
19761980
Birth Date
May 22
Nickname
Double J
Birth City
Knoxville
Current City
Knoxville
Hometown
Knoxville
Height
6'1"
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Caucasion
Eye Color
Blue
Zodiac Sign
Gemini
Children
Jeffrey, Justice, Javan and two granddaughters, Feather Rose and River Jubilee
Former Pro Athlete, businessman turned Actor/Producer/Director. Stroke survivor.
Talent Manager