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Jesse Williams
A native of Chicago and graduate of Temple University, Jesse began his professional career teaching American History, African Studies, and English in low income Philadelphia public charter schools. From there Jesse moved to New York City and began his professional acting career, performing off-Broadway in award-winning playwright Edward Albee’s “The Sandbox.” Jesse can presently be seen as series regular, Dr. Jackson Avery in ABC's “Grey’s Anatomy”. His feature credits include “Brooklyn’s Finest”, "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2" and the upcoming “Cabin in the Woods”.

Entries by Jesse Williams

Too Many American Students Are Experiencing Hunger

(7) Comments | Posted October 11, 2011 | 10:55 AM

A new school year is now underway and as I look back on my time as a student, I remember the transition every fall to new classes, friends and homework. I also remember picking up my free lunch cards from the office every week, and the period when I was...

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Why I Travel and Occasionally Return

(0) Comments | Posted September 22, 2010 | 2:22 PM

We learn more about our favorite theatrical characters when they're placed in unfamiliar, challenging situations. The same goes for ourselves. New and different environments can expose us to an alternate universe, and a projection of our place in it. Walking with new friends through a neighborhood in Benin, West Africa,...

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