Biography

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 All My Children, As The World Turns, Drop Dead Diva, Army Wives, Murder In Manhattan, MTV’s Faking It and recently some 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.

Jeff has three grown sons. The oldest, Jeffrey Joslin II, is an accomplished musician who appeared briefly on the The Voice, an accomplished music performer, producer and writer who is also acting and modeling. His middle son, Justice Joslin, is a former pro football receiver and now with the Ford modeling agency appearing in print campaigns such as Nautica and other national and international brands and working in commercials. The youngest, Javan Joslin, is also working in commercials and using his marketing talents to help others market themselves to the entertainment industry.

Joslin resides in Orlando, FL with his wife who is also an accomplished actress and model.