The Makings of Johnathan Perry

Happy Tuesday Luvs!
One amazing thing we love at The Lux Blog is we get to share the stories of incredibly talented people in North Carolina.  Its not everyday that you meet people that can be so diverse at so many genres of entertainment. I had the pleasure of interviewing model, actor, and artist Johnathan Perry also known as "JP". A native of Durham, NC his resume of experience is impressive and speaks volumes of the success he's been able to obtain. We chatted about how his journey in entertainment started, his latest music, life as a brand ambassador, and his upcoming projects!
So here's how it all went down...

image (3)

Follow #JP on Twitter @JtotheP8701
Follow #JP on Instagram @JMosesPerry
Add #JP on Snapchat: JohnathanPerry8
 When did your career in music begin?
 It begin January 1, 2007 I became a producer for Wallace C. & J.P. Productions with a former childhood friend Wallace Cheek b,etter known as Wallace. C. & J.P. Productions at  http://www.wallacecandjpproductions.com/ a Recording Label in North Carolina that deals with all types of music. The two areas used for the company are Durham and Henderson North Carolina.
What are your thoughts on the North Carolina music scene?
 My thoughts on the music scene in North Carolina is it's cool but it's missing that smooth feel. That smoothness to it. So that's why I'm hear. To give it that which it's missing!
What is currently on your Summer playlist?
 Everything. I'm always staying up to date with the latest in the music industry.
image (1)
New Single on iTunes and Amazon J.P "You Should've Told Me" @
New Single on iTunes and Amazon J.P "Jaylo" @ https://itunes.apple.com/en/album/id1126232866 song release with record label Cradle Records/Sony
image (2)
New Mixtape on Dat Piff J.P "Old School Soul" @  http://piff.me/7494ed6 new school mixtape classic. With that smooth hip hop feel. As he samples old school classics.
image
I'm a hard worker and I never give up know matter what it takes. Because to be the best you have to give it all you got to become the best, and that is the short Biography of Johnathan Moses Perry. -JP
 What would you like our readers to know about JP the artist? 

February 2, 2008 I became a model for Models Inc. A model agency that deals with all talent models all around the world and Dianna Savoca, a Models Inc. agent, discovered me. During the time as a model for Models Inc. I got recruited to work at Abercrombie & Fitch to become a model for their store at Southpoint Mall in Durham, NC.

April 5, 2009 I became an actor. I was  featured in "Hooped" and the film is going to be submitted for the BET Filmmakers Challenge.  The film was featured at the Urban Suburban Film Festival in Philadelphia. I was in the movie "Gameboyz" for the company of Udig.tv at www.udig.tv.

March.15, 2010 Wallace C. & J.P. Productions becomes a recording label in North Carolina for all types of music.

I’ve been on the TV show "Secrets and Lies" dealing with the network ABC Studios and in a commercial on NBC 17 for NBC network. - JP

January 4, 2014 I’ve been posted on “On The Scene”  NY blog website for my Mixtape J.P "The Maker" hosted by Gloria Velez @www.onthesceneny.com

January 31, 2015 I became a cast member for the show "The Dinner Detective" and on the TV show "Under The Dome" for CBS Television Studios. I was a guest lecturer for a Copyright & Music Class at North Carolina Central University. A promo model at the event Women's Empowerment hosted by the radio stations The Light 103.9 FM, Foxy 107.1-104.3 FM, and K 97.5 FM. I was in the Hollywood Major Motion Picture feature film "Bolden". Has been a brand ambassador for the event Lexis Nexis Iron Man 70.3 sponsored by the PNC. Has been a Actor for the NCDOT North Carolina Department of Transportation for their summer campaign "Don't Drink and Drive You're Smarter Than That". I was a part of the series "Mafietta" Directed by Damon Dash. I was a Brand Ambassador for the Blu Ecigs with Celebrity Advocate Actor Stephen Dorff. I was a Brand Ambassador for the NCDOT North Carolina Department of Transportation campaign dealing with the college campuses UNC Chapel Hill University and Duke University.  I appeared on the day time talk show "My Carolina Today" on the network WNCN for NBC 17 performing my hit song "All Around For You" off my EP The Young Bull. A Brand Ambassador for McDonalds for a college football game at Duke University and I was on the TV show "Good Behavior" on TNT network. I was a Brand Ambassador for the NCDOT North Carolina Department of Transportation campaign with the college campuses NC Central University and NC State University. I was a Promo Model for the event “High School Nation” Tour with the artist Drake Bell.  I’ve been a Brand Ambassador for McDonald's for a college football game at UNC-Chapel Hill University. I’ve been a Brand Ambassador for the Hollywood Film "Jurassic World" starring actor Chris Pratt. I’ve been a Brand Ambassador for the wines Apothic, Carnivor Louis M. Martini , Almaos , and William Hill. I’ve been a promo model for the California wine Edna Valley and La Marca an Italian wine. I’ve been on the TV Talk Show "Triangle Home TV" on the network The CW 22.

I was a promo model for Beyonce's "The Formation World Tour".- JP

January 9, 2016 I became a Brand Ambassador for Cricket Wireless for country music artist Carrie Underwood for "The Story Teller" Tour. I was in the film "Misconstrued" which will be available on DVD and for live streaming with Amazon and Netflix. I was Brand Ambassador for the PNC One World One Sky event with Sesame Street covered by Fox 8 WGHP and for The Home Depot for the program Retool Your School for CIAA. I was a promo model for Nike with NBA player Kyrie Irving's products on Duke University’s campus and a brand ambassador for Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club. I was a promo model for the Brazil wines Carnaval and Brazilian Soul and a brand ambassador for The Compassion Experience tour. I acted for the NCDOT North Carolina Department of Transportation for their campaign "Things You Wouldn't Do" for "Click It or Ticket" and The Avett Brothers music video. I was brand ambassador for Mountain Dew Kickstart and Black label products, for the “Like A Boss” Weebly Tour, the PNC program Grow Up Great, and appeared on the FOX TV show "Shots Fired". I was recently featured in the movie "All Beef", the series "Lyrically Spoken" and I was the actor in the Chester Cheetah costume for Cheetos. I performed my hit single "JLo" for a showcase for the Athlete's Foot with the radio station K97.5. Then I was on the TV show "Six" for the History Channel and a promo model for “Panic At The Disco” Tour.

I was a brand ambassador for PUMA and recently for the Coca-Cola Ice Bottle tour.- JP

Johnathan Perry's story is one of dedication to his craft. As an accomplished model, actor, and artist he's been able to broaden his horizons in entertainment. Life is but a Dream for this gifted talent and he's still got many projects ahead of him. His story is inspiring because he never gave up regardless of the circumstances he kept going. Its not about how fast you get there but like his story the reward is for those that endure it until the end. We wish JP continued success in his career. Make sure you follow him!
Until next time Ladies & Gentleman this is The Lux Blog- K. Knight