Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Jeri relocated to Chicago to pursue her M.F.A. in Acting at The Theatre School at DePaul University. A creative soul since childhood, Jeri grew up writing and performing skits with childhood friends, and imitating Mariah Carey. In college her dream as an artist took fruition. Jeri received her BA in Theatre Performance from the University of Maryland, at College Park. Upon earning her Bachelor’s degree, Jeri spent several years working as an actor and teaching artist, in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area.
Since graduation from DePaul, Jeri has worked on Chicago Med and Chicago P.D., appeared in both a Kozy Shack and a PETA Commerical for the Onion and recorded several voice overs. She is currently the voice of ALEX for Chicago’s Jellyvision Software Company. In the local theatre scene, she has performed with Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Oak Park Festival, Victory Gardens, Lifeline Theatre and Cor Theatre.
Jeri has also performed regionally at the Children's Theatre of Madison, American Players Theatre, Theatre at The Center, Creede Repertory Theatre and TheatreSquared. She is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and Actor's Equity Association.
Jeri recently received a Henry Award Nomination for "Outstanding Actress in a Play" in the World Premiere of Hazardous Materials at Creede Repertory Theatre. She has also earned a Jeff Award nomination as an Ensemble member in the production of Emma at Lifeline Theatre. "
Jeri is grateful to be a part of Gray Talent Group, and looks forward to many opportunities to come.