Biography

Jesse Johnson

Jesse just released his first CD, \”Cause & Effect\”. Those who wish to purchase a CD or just listen to the tunes can go tornwww.jessejohnsononline.com He is on his way to New York to open a production studio with a fellow actor from Hairspray.rnrnJesse is currently one of the touring cast members of Hairspray the Tony-winning musical, and is a San Diego Junior Theatre alum.rnrnJesse, a Helix High School graduate who played the male leads in SDJT\’s West Side Story in 2000 and Once on This Island in 2002, is part of the touring ensemble for Hairspray, which is directed by another San Diegan, Jack O\''Brien, the artistic director of the Old Globe Theatre.rnrnJohnson, who plays IQ on the tour, was born and raised in the East County area of San Diego and his family lives in the Del Cerro area.