Nadji Anthony Jeter, a versatile American actor, has left an indelible mark in the entertainment industry, showcasing his talents in acting, voice acting, and dancing. Born on October 18, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia, Jeter’s journey into the spotlight began early, with his parents recognizing his exceptional skills in dancing, acting, and comedy.
At the tender age of 9, Jeter displayed his dance prowess at Usher’s New Look Foundation Gala. His journey continued as he became a dancing mascot for the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks, displaying a natural talent that hinted at his future success. In 2007, Jeter made the pivotal decision to move to Los Angeles, signaling the start of his dedicated pursuit of a career in the entertainment industry.
One of Jeter’s breakthrough roles came in 2013 when he provided the voice and motion capture for Sam in the critically acclaimed action-adventure video game The Last of Us. This marked the beginning of a remarkable career in the gaming world. However, his most iconic role to date is undoubtedly his portrayal of Miles Morales in the Marvel’s Spider-Man series by Insomniac Games, starting in 2017. For his exceptional performance in the 2020 video game Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Jeter received a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Performer in a Leading Role and secured a win for the D.I.C.E. Award for Outstanding Achievement in Character.
Jeter’s impressive resume extends beyond the virtual realm. In the animated series Spider-Man (2017) and the video games Marvel’s Spider-Man (2018), Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order (2019), and Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 (2023), Jeter has brought the character of Miles Morales to life with unmatched skill.
In addition to his animated and gaming achievements, Jeter has made notable live-action appearances. His guest roles in popular shows like Grey’s Anatomy (2007) and Everybody Hates Chris (2008) reflect his versatility. Jeter’s presence is also felt in comedy films, having appeared in Grown Ups (2010) and Grown Ups 2 (2013), as well as the sitcom Reed Between the Lines (2011–2015).
Beyond his on-screen accomplishments, Jeter’s influence has reached national audiences through various commercials, including being the face of Coca-Cola in 2011. His journey from a young dancer to a celebrated actor and voice artist speaks volumes about his dedication, talent, and the indomitable spirit that propels him forward in the entertainment industry. As Nadji Anthony Jeter continues to captivate audiences with his multifaceted performances, his impact on the world of entertainment only continues to grow.