Rising star Blake Jenner is one of Hollywood’s most exciting and versatile young actors working today. Jenner most recently starred in the critically-acclaimed feature The Edge of Seventeen opposite Hailee Steinfeld and Woody Harrelson for legendary producer Jim Brooks. Previously, he led Richard Linklater’s (Boyhood, Dazed and Confused) feature Everybody Wants Some which opened wide April 2016.
Audiences will next see Jenner star alongside Logan Lerman and Elle Fanning in Sidney Hall for Academy Award-winning director Shawn Christensen which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2017. Most recently, he completed work in Bart Layton’s narrative feature film debut American Animals opposite Evan Peters and Barry Keoghan, based on the true story of four young men who attempted one of the most audacious heists in U.S. history. Jenner’s writing debut, the independent feature Juvenile in which he also stars, is a coming-of-age film about the nature of violence and the search for redemption. The film is directed and executive produced by Bradley Buecker (Glee and American Horror Story) and set to premiere at Fantastic Fest in September 2017. Television credits include playing series regular, Ryder Lynn, on the FOX hit comedy Glee and a recurring role on the CBS hit Supergirl. Jenner first broke out on the second season of The Glee Project where he was selected as one of fourteen contestants to compete and ultimately won the competition, landing him a role on Glee. Jenner is from Miami and currently resides in Los Angeles.