9-1-1: Lone Star actor, John Clarence Stewart said that at 25, he made a life-changing decision that affected him and his parents in a profound way. And he takes sole responsibility for that! But this a talk for some other day.
Today, we’ll be looking more into the lives of his parents.
Who Are John Clarence Stewart Parents?
John Clarence was born to his parents, JeJuan And John Stewart Jr. So, this means John’s the third of his name.
Now, talking a little about the time when he said his decision affected his parents in a profound way. It was back in 2019 at an interview when he was asked how he connected to his role in The Whipping Man. “It parallels myself at 25 years old. I am my mother’s and father’s son, but I am my own man, and the decisions I make affect me in a profound way. And they affect the people around me. I can’t blame someone else no matter how I justify it. At the end of the day, I made the choice to do or not do. Choice is what really connected me with John,” he said.
Also, he added that they are similar as in “not having a father” when they were right on the cusp of becoming a young man. “I went through a period of wounding the people around me. I wasn’t aware that the choices I made affected people in the ways they did,” he explained.
After The Whipping Man, he went on to appear in a few TV shows before finally landing his role as Joe in Fox’s 9-1-1: Lone Star. His character on the show was introduced as Marjan Marwani’s (played by Natacha Karam) new love interest.
Meet John C Stewart Jr, John Clarence Stewart Father
John C Stewart Jr is John Clarence Stewart’s father. He was a “wonderful, strong, sensitive, educated, humble and loving black man,” his daughter said. However, “He was not perfect, but God he sure showed me unconditional love. There was never a time he chose something or someone over his family,” she added.
Keep reading to learn more about him.
John C Stewart Jr Age At The Time Of His Death
John C Stewart Jr was born on October 17, 1957, and took his last breath on November 11, 2006. This means he was just 49 when died of an allergic reaction to over-the-counter cough medicine in Stone Mountain, Georgia. “It was out of nowhere. His throat closed up and he suffocated,” John recalled.
His funeral service was held at Gwinnett Chapel in Lawrenceville, Georgia.
Now, even years after his death, John still misses him and often takes to his socials to pay him tribute. He said that it was especially during Father’s Day that he missed him the most.
John C Stewart Jr Job
John C Stewart Jr worked at the Gwinnett branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. “This man was just about to be a phenomenal leader. He was so godly and so positive,” said Audrey Scott, the acting president of the Gwinnett branch.
In his honor, the branch was also collecting donations for a scholarship that was to be named after him.
Meet JeJuan Stewart, John Clarence Stewart Mother
JeJuan Stewart is John Clarence Stewart’s loving mother. The actor said that the older he got the more he saw himself in her. “Her laugh, her heart, her strength, her curiosity, her wonder. I am so grateful to be fruit born from her tree,” he added.
Find out more about her below.
JeJuan Stewart Age
JeJuan Stewart was born in August 1957. That made her 65 years of age in 2023.
Also, this meant she had John when she was 31.
JeJuan Stewart Job
JeJuan Stewart is the Founder/CEO of EAGLE 7 LLC. She founded the company back in Jan 2011 after 6 years of working as an advisor at the Gwinnett NAACP Youth Council (which she founded with her husband John).
Besides Gwinnett, JeJuan and John also founded John JeJuan Stewart Jr. Foundation Inc which served the community in the area of educational equity by offering d invaluable life skills, such as leadership, compassion, and a sense of community.
As for her education, JeJuan studied Chemistry and Sociology at the University of Miami and Anesthesiology at Emory University MMSc.
Is JeJuan Stewart On Instagram?
We couldn’t find her on Instagram. But here’s her Facebook @JeJuan.co.
Where Were John Clarence Stewart Parents From?
John’s dad hails from Gulf Port, Mississippi, and his mother is from Orlando, Florida.
How Many Kids Did John Clarence Stewart Parents Have?
John’s parents share four kids — John, Jenice, Jessica, and Joshua.
Jeniece Stewart Dortch: She is a mother of seven and the founder of Special Needs Siblings, an organization with a mission to empower and embrace the parents and siblings within special needs families by providing education, resources, and support.
Jessica Irene Stewart: Born: Feb 1990, Jessica was a Senior Consultant – DBE Specialist at BTG-Business Transformation Group. She was single in 2023.
Joshua James Stewart: He is a Shiloh High School and Georgia State University graduate.
How Long Were John Clarence Stewart Parents Married?
John’s parents were married until John’s death partner them in 2006. The two were 24 years into marriage then.