Jake Manley @jakemanley | Photography by Heather Koepp | Grooming by Hali McGowan @halimcgowan.mua | Styled by Mahir NeBeu @mahirnebeu |Interview by Ashira Provost @_ashiraprovost
What originally inspired you to take on an acting career?
A love of film, filmmaking with friends.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of being an actor?
Advantages - Meeting and working with great people, traveling, learning.
Disadvantages - Being away from family and friends.
What are you proud of?
The work on my recent project's and the relationships I have cultivated from them.
Who are some of your biggest influences?
My family, mentor’s and friends.
Do you have anyone you admire and would love to work with in the future?
What were the biggest struggles you had to face to get to where you are?
Financial stability. Career uncertainty.
So tell about your character in the Netflix series The Order ?
Jack Morton is a college freshman accepted into a prestigious university where he discovers "The Order", an intriguing secret society filled with sorcery and monsters and in the middle of an underground battle between the magical dark arts and werewolves. Jack is smart, courageous and doesn’t take no for an answer.
Are you and your character alike in anyway?
We are in the way we value relationships.
What other projects are you working on?
Midway, Brotherhood, A Dog’s Journey.
What are your goals for 2019?
Grow as an artist/person.