Published on January 2nd, 2024 | by richvongod0
Meet 11 year old Darius Brantley Jr. makes history as one of the youngest executive male movie producer in the world!
Darius Brantley Jr. also known as Djay or DJ, a Detroit, Michigan Native Born Dec. 4th, 2012. Darius is an artist, actor, print model, and officially the youngest male executive movie producer in the world! He is a member of Mosaic Detroit’s youth theater program. Where he continues to study performing arts. He completed modeling boot camp with the Taylor Lang Company in Eastpointe, Michigan “Obsession” When two kids, are kidnapped by a crazed mistress, it’s a race against the clock for police to find them.
Darius studies acting with Dennis Reed Il Productions Oak Park. He studied at Actor’s Site in Los Angeles (virtually), and Young Actors of Atlanta (virtually) he learned the Chubbuck technique from accredited certified -Johnson’s Artistic Heights Academy Acting School in Atlanta (virtually). Darius is signed to iGroup, Production Plus, Real Style, and Heyman talent agencies. He has been cast in several commercials, plays, and movies. He’s been featured on podcasts, in magazines, and on seven different billboards around the City of Detroit, the city’s website, and various mailers.
The youngest member to serve on the board of directors as youth ambassador for his neighborhood association, a 501(c) (3) non-profit. He participates in neighborhood clean-ups and helps maintain the local community garden. Darius is a 2021 recipient of the Detroit City Council Spotlight Award. He’s an honorary member of the Gathering Spot. Darius is a member of the NAACP, Detroit Young Professionals, and Metro Detroit Black Business Alliance. He plays football for his school, and basketball for the league at the recreational center, he received his second-degree gold belt in martial arts at Jump Kick Studios. Darius completed DAPCEP, Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program, an educational 501(c) (3) organization providing high-quality and standards-aligned science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programming to youth in metropolitan Detroit. He loves video games. He learned how to code video games through a paid social media influencer partnership with Code Verse.
Darius is 10 years old, he started his career at age 8, and he’s just getting started! follow his journey.