TJ is Tommy’s ten-year-old, mixed-race son who is traumatized after witnessing his mother’s tragic death, and is unable to speak. He suffers from frequent nightmares about the accident in fractured images, but he can’t piece the whole sequence together. TJ is a gifted artist, and drawing is one of the only ways he can still connect with the world.
Elijah Jacob was born in Maryland before relocating to the Big Apple after landing his big break. He began his career in modeling at the age of 6 and quickly transitioned into acting, booking a slew of national commercials and print campaigns.
He booked his first film in 2015, My First Miracle, starring opposite Sean Patrick Flanery, Jason London and Quinton Aaron. He is an avid sports fan and when he is not working, you can find him playing basketball, baseball, or football with his friends. His favorite teams include NY Yankees, SF 49ers and the Golden State Warriors. Jacob is also a lover of English & Language Arts and an enthusiastic cook. He can whip up a mean order of French Toast and Omelets. He is thrilled to make his television series debut in Feed the Beast.