Lionsgate film Nerve Marc John Jefferies on red carpet 2016

Marc John Jefferies (born May 16, 1990) is a very talented American actor that has been acting since he was a baby. Among his best-known roles are Derrick Mitchell on the NBC sitcom The Tracy Morgan Show, and as Darius on Treme, the HBO drama series set in post-KatrinaNew Orleans.


Jefferies debuted as the title character Isaiah in the 1995 drama Losing Isaiah as a toddler along side movie star Halle Berry. He was also featured as a child spokesman in commercials for PeoplePC.

Jefferies also appeared in many popular films when he was younger, including The Haunted Mansion, Stuart Little 2, Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle and Spider-Man 2. He was Young Dre in Brown Sugar. He even did voice overs in the classic hit films Finding Nemo and Monsters, Inc.. Marc also played Derrick on the NBC sitcom The Tracy Morgan Show.

Back in 2005, Marc portrayed a young Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson in Get Rich or Die Tryin’ . In 2009 he also portrayed the rapper Lil’ Cease in  Notorious, a biopic about The Notorious B.I.G.. He even guest starred on the TV series Dexter during its third season as Wendell, a drug dealer’s doorman. Jefferies also appears in the box office smash Big Mommas: Like Father Like Son beside Martin Lawrence along with 2016 Lionsgate blockbuster NERVE.

Jefferies has even had a role in the Starz series, Power (TV series) a 50 cent produced series and he continues to shoot new movies and projects. Its clear that Marc loves his work, so pay close attention as this holly wood movie star shows the world how hard work truly pays off!  Sky’s the limit for this young actor!