He is The Legendary King of Ballroom when walking category, Siren.
Born in Norfolk, Virginia, Jarrell is no stranger to the LGBT Community. He is the fan favorite known for his muscular physique and deep voice that melted hearts when first introduced to the television world on the HBO Max ballroom series "Legendary." Jarrell, a graduate of Virginia Wesleyan University, has become an entertainer and professional model that has been signed to Ford Models and Next Models. A famed icon in the ballroom leading as The Overall Father in The House Of Gorgeous Gucci. He is also an activist who worked for various LGBTQ organizations assisting in mental health and crisis management for individuals in the LGBT community. Choosing between fame & staying true to himself is what this Starboy wants.
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He is an Actor, Television Personality and Fashion Guru who made an iconic mark in the glamorous life of celebrity fashion as a stylist to the stars. Working with phenomenal entertainers like Teyana Taylor, Grammy Award Winners Megan Thee Stallion, Chris Brown and more. EJ has now entered the world of acting as one of the stars of BET's drama "Angel." His message is living peaceful while enjoying life and looking like a star. What a way for this Starboy to make his grand entrance.
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The Delaware / Philadelphia Recording Artist made a name for himself as a successful hairstylist with high-profile clients. Engaged to an equally successful medical professional, Eric balances his music career with his business and relationship. With the release of his EP "Lucidity," Eric is set to show why his star shines. Family, Friends, and Fame are only part of this Starboy story.
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The Norfolk, Virginia native is a mogul in the making. He is a relative of Civil Rights activist former Executive Director for The NAACP Roy Wilkins & former U.S. Assistant Attorney General & Journalist Roger Wilkins. The bloodline gave him the gift to fight for himself & others. He spent years fighting with recording companies he signed with for the creative freedom to be an openly gay recording artist. He took a break from the music business and went to college. After winning a lawsuit for wrongful arrest, he started using his time working on his music & writing. The outspoken entertainer started his own entertainment company. Playing by a different set of rules- his own.
In 2019 Chosen started a non-profit organization called A.C.C.E.P.T (Advanced Cooperative Communication Empowerment for People of all Types) to unite each other and bring communities that are different together to bring unity into each community.
He encourages gay men to shine brighter with their talents. His opinion and brutal honesty often stir up some heated discussions. This is why Chosen is the firecracker Starboy.
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The founder of Black And Queer Fitness is a Philadelphia-born fitness trainer who has turned his personal experience into a therapeutic journey toward a healthy success. Through art, he was able to turn trauma into beautiful images. His talents as a visual artist are often seen when he paints fantastic pictures on the human body. He has appeared in magazines such as Men's Health.
An advocate for healthy living for individuals diagnosed with with HIV.
From New York to DC and Virginia his work as a personal trainer has been an inspiration for the gay community. His happiness is showing others that he is living healthy & proud and motivating people to achieve the same.
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THERE IS ONE LAST STARBOY ADDED TO THE CAST WITH A MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT ON MAY 26TH
Jarrell Hargraves, Eric Mayo , Chosen Wilkins appears on Fox 5 DC Morning show to discuss the development of "The Starboys" reality show.
Jarrell Hargraves, Jahzeel Mumford, & Chosen Wilkins of The Starboys attend Pride Night by NBA team Charlotte Hornets. March 28, 2022 Charlotte, NC
Major League Baseball team Washington Nationals welcomes the cast of reality show "The Starboys" Eric Mayo, Chosen Wilkins and Jarrell Hargraves during the team's LGBTQ Pride celebration game in Washington, D.C. June 14, 2022.
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The Starboys cast member Chosen Wilkins speaks to Mayor & City Council members about hosting the first-ever Virginia Black Pride. Highlighting the city's investment in Grammy Award-Winning producer Pharrell Williams' recent The Mighty Dream forum in Norfolk, VA, and Something In The Water Music Festival in Virginia Beach, VA. He made the council aware of how many events in Virginia for the LGBTQIA+ community do not appeal to people of color.
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