Ajiona Alexus, an actress and singer who continues to break barriers and fulfill her dreams of becoming a powerhouse in the TV, film and music industry. Best known for her role as DeAnna on TVOne’s hit series, The Rickey Smiley Show.
Born Ajiona Alexus Brown on March 16, 1996 in Tuskegee, Alabama and then moved to Birmingham in 1999. At an early age Ajiona gained a true love for acting in theatre plays. She was 8 years old when she recited her first monologue on stage. Recognizing her talents early, her parents immediately placed her in acting and dance classes. In the 7th grade, Ajiona was accepted into the Alabama School of Fine Arts, Theatre Department.
STAGE AND SCREEN STAR
After receiving high acclaim for her stage performance in “A Raisin In The Sun”, Ajiona began auditioning for roles. At the age of 14, she landed her first lead role in the featured film tilted, “Unspoken Words”. Three months later, she booked an audition for a reoccurring role on a TV sitcom. Then, just days before shooting began, Ajiona received the call, that she had landed the role of DeAnna, on The Rickey Smiley Show.
Ajiona Alexus has opened up for artist like Diggy Simmons, OMG Girlz, TK N Cash and IYAZ. In 2012, she release a mix-tape titled,”Radio Ready” and in 2013, she recorded her debut single, titled “Dream Big” under Earn B. Management. Ajiona is currently recording songs for her debut EP. Born into a family of singers and musicians, Ajiona never hesitates to showcase her talents as a triple threat.