Younger Actor and boxer Javon “Wanna” Walton turned heads with his recent appearance in HBO’s Euphoria. He portrayed the role of Ashtray and won the heart of fans of the show. But, the proudest of them all is his parents who laid down the necessary path for him so he would eventually thrive.
Learn about Javon “Wanna” Walton’s parents — DJ and Jessica Walton.
Who Are Javon “Wanna” Walton Parents?
Javon “Wanna” Walton’s IMDB stated that the actor was born to his parents DJ and Jessica Walton. The actor’s appearance on Euphoria has attracted attention towards his parents and his upbringing. Learn more about Javon’s parents in detail below.
Meet Javon “Wanna” Walton Dad, DJ Walton
As already stated, DJ Walton is the father of Euphoria actor Javon “Wanna” Walton. Below you’ll learn his age, job, and his social media presence.
DJ Walton Age
In October 2021, DJ Walton turned 43 years old. He celebrates his birthday on 16 October making him a Libra by zodiac sign.
DJ Walton Job
DJ Walton started his career serving as the President of FTGU Music, Inc. in 2003. It was full-service tour management and artist representation company that managed some of the successful global tours for A-list clients such as Alicia Keys and Britney Spears.
Then, in 2006, DJ served as the tour director of AEG Live. He worked in that role till August 2007. Meanwhile, he was serving as the president of FTGU Music in Atlanta, Georgia till 2009.
After that, DJ became the co-founder and president of AK Worlwide, Inc. in July 2009 which served as the base of operations for singer Alicia Keys. His responsibility includes day-to-day supervision of Alicia’s events, performances, and appearance worldwide. He is also the executive producer and co-creator for the award-winning App and book, “The Journals of Mama Mae & LeeLee”.
Outside of the music business, DJ also founded Onward Athletics in 2016 to provide high-level amateur sports training programs and competitions focused on Olympic-style boxing and youth travel baseball. He had served proudly for five years as first Vice President on the Board of Directors for USA Boxing.
DJ shared that he got into coaching after he saw that his kids shared the same passion that he had for boxing. He claims that the sport gave him a great sense of purpose.
About his academic qualifications, DJ holds BA in communications/public relations from Jacksonville University in 2002.
Is DJ Walton On Instagram?
DJ Walton Ethnicity
Coming to his ethnicity, DJ Walton hinted that he has Italian roots. In July 2015, IG post he posted a picture of his aunt who is a Sicilian and had been the influential figure in his life since his birth. Whereas, other websites such as Dre Share and Latest In Bollywood had labeled his son as White.
Meet Javon “Wanna” Walton Mom, Jessica Walton
Coming to the matriarch, Javon “Wanna” Walton was born to his mother Jessica Walton. She plays a pivotal role in the life and career of her kids and also her husband. She instilled values in her children which are very admirable like being grounded, humble, and being the hardest worker in the room.
While speaking with Suwanee Magazine, Jessica spoke of her son Javon and his siblings, “We are so proud of all of our kids and support each of their interests.” She added further, “Our other kids see how hard [Wanna] works and he motivates them in really good ways.”
So, here are a few things worth knowing about Jessica.
Jessica Walton Age
Reportedly born in 1978, Jessica Walton celebrated her 43rd birthday on 12 April 2021.
Jessica Walton Job
Jessica Walton is the other half/co-founder of The Walton Tribe. She is also the co-creator of the award-winning App and book, “The Journals of Mama Mae & LeeLee”. Onward Athletics Inc. which was started in October of 2016, Jessica served as the incorporator and secretary of the company, according to OpenCorporates.
She and her husband started the company to support their children’s dreams and other youths in the area.
Jessica attended Jacksonville University, it was where she met her husband, dated, fell in love, and got married. At the time, she was in the school’s dance program.
Is Jessica Walton On Instagram?
With a total of 26.8k followers, Jessica Walton is on Instagram (@tribe6strong).
Jessica Walton Ethnicity
Jessica Walton appears to be of White-American ethnicity but it is yet to be confirmed.
Are Javon “Wanna” Walton Parents Still Married?
Yes, Javon “Wanna” Walton’s parents have been together since their days in JU. In July 2021, DJ and Jessica celebrated their 17th wedding anniversary and became true examples of dedication, respect, support, and loyalty.
How Many Kids Do Javon “Wanna” Walton Parents Have?
DJ and Jessica have four children. Their daughter Jayla Cookie Walton (@jaylawaltonofficial), born on 12 September 2004, turned 17 years old in 2021. She is a gymnast and a boxer like her brother Javon. Then, Javon (@onwardjdub) has a twin-brother Jaden, who is a baseball athlete.
Then they have the youngest kid, Daelo Jin Walton (@onwardmumps) who played young Ashtray on Euphoria.
Where Do Javon “Wanna” Walton Parents Live?
Javon and his family lived in the 15-acre farmland in rural northeastern Georgia.