From comedy to drama, award-nominated actor Jet Jurgensmeyer has brought dynamic characters to life in film and television, quickly solidifying him as “one to watch” in the entertainment industry.
Born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Jet has been entertaining audiences since he could walk. Though known for his work on screen, Jet has always had a natural love and passion for music. Jet demonstrates his ability to deliver powerful messages with heartfelt vocals. Jet debuted his first single “Everything Will Be Alright” from his self-titled album in January 2018. Recently, he has released tracks from his latest album, Phase 1: Discover, with titles such as “Fast Forward,” “Compassion,” and “Talk to God.” With the perfect blend of country and pop, Jet’s most recent single, “Talk to God,” delivers to his listeners a style all his own.
Jet leant his talents and brought a new perspective to the series regular role of “Boyd” on FOX’s hit comedy, “Last Man Standing.” He is also providing his voice to the Disney animated series, “TOTS”, in the lead role of Pip the penguin. In 2017, Jet was seen starring opposite Valerie Azlynn and Jackée Harry in the indie feature film “Cupid’s Proxy” (Simba Entertainment) which premiered on VOD nationwide September 12, 2017. Jet was then seen starring as grandson ‘Skip,’ in the award-winning NBC series “Will & Grace” opposite Sean Hayes (October 2017). He then starred as fan-favorite Stinky Peterson in the film reprise of the popular 90s/00s television series, “Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie,” which premiered on November 24, 2017. Jet then went on to voice a role in the 20th Century Fox film, “Ferdinand,” released in theaters nationwide on December 15, 2017. Jet voiced the role of Young Guapo, the counterpart to the adult character, played by former NFL Superbowl Champion and MVP, Peyton Manning.
Additional recent film credits for Jet include Inspire Network’s “The Legend of 5 Mile Cave”, starring in Nickelodeon’s “Legends of the Hidden Temple,” Disney’s “Adventures in Babysitting,” appearing in the Oscar-nominated, Clint Eastwood film “American Sniper,” Universal’s “The Little Rascals Save the Day” as Spanky, PureFlix Cinema’s “Woodlawn,” and alongside Reese Witherspoon in “Devil’s Knot.” On the television front, Jet boasts an extensive list of credits including “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” [CBS], “Hot in Cleveland” [TV Land], “Marry Me” [NBC], “Grey’s Anatomy” [ABC], “Austin & Ally” [The Disney Channel] and “Black-ish” [ABC]. He has also lent his voice to several animated projects over the years, including series regular roles for both Nickelodeon’s “Shimmer and Shine” and “Bubble Guppies,” as well as Amazon’s “Stinky & Dirt.” He has also been featured in several episodes of Disney’s “Special Agent Oso” and “Pickle and Peanut.”
Jet and his family currently split their time between Tennessee, Missouri, and California. When not acting, he loves to hang out on his family’s farm, ride horses, go fishing and spend time outdoors. He is also active in sports, playing soccer, basketball, and golf, as well as perfecting his skills in Kenpo Karate, where he holds a purple belt.
On the charity front, Jet has become an avid supporter of The Ryan Seacrest Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring today’s youth through entertainment and education focused initiatives. One of RSF’s first initiatives was to build broadcast media centers, named Seacrest Studios, within pediatric hospitals for patients to explore the creative realms of radio, television and new media. Jet consistently visits these studios across the country and has raised over $25,000 towards building more of them.