Legendary director Spike Lee’s son and daughter are teaming up as 2021’s Golden Globe Ambassadors on the Feb. 28 ceremony. We’ve acquired 5 issues to learn about his up and coming director son, Jackson Lee.
The 2021 Golden Globes is that includes siblings because the 78th annual ceremony’s ambassadors, as director Spike Lee‘s son Jackson and daughter Satchel will attending to shine on the telecast. It gained’t be the standard handing awards to the winners and exhibiting them the course to exit offstage, because of the COVID-19 pandemic inflicting a smaller ceremony with most of the nominees showing remotely. Jackson, 23, and his sister will nonetheless be aiding all through the dwell televised occasion, which can as soon as once more be hosted by the unbelievable workforce of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. We’ve acquired 5 issues to learn about Jackson Lee.
Jackson is the primary Black male Golden Globes Ambassador
Not solely are Jackson and Satchel making Globes historical past as the primary siblings of coloration to carry the job, Jackson is the primary Black male to get the ambassador nod. Actor Idris Elba‘s daughter Isan Elba was the latest Black Golden Globe Ambassador in 2017, whereas actor Tim Reid‘s daughter Tori was the primary Black Miss Golden Globe (because it was then referred to as till 2018) in 1999.
Jackson might be sporting Gucci on the Globes
He labored with Gucci’s Inventive Director Alessandro Michele when it got here to what he’ll be sporting on the massive night time. “I needed to companion with somebody who would let me have a heavy hand within the design course of,” he advised Vogue. “I didn’t simply need to put on a designer.” He additionally has a partnership Nike’s Jordan model, including, “I’ve designed a pair pairs of sneakers for Jordan, so for the Golden Globes, we’ll have one other shock that we’ve been engaged on,” with regards to his footwear.
Jackson Lee seen together with his legendary director father Spike Lee. Picture credit score: AP.
Jackson’s Globes look will elevate cash for a very good trigger
The siblings have been every allowed to pick a nonprofit charity which can obtain a $25,000 grant from the Hollywood International Press Affiliation, the group behind the Globes. Jackson selected Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, particularly for a way the charity units up youth with mentors. “Having mentors has meant a lot to me in my life, and acquired me to the place I’m now,” he advised Vogue. “To have the ability to pay that again to somebody could be an honor.”
Jackson launched his personal artistic company
He’s following in his dad’s footsteps by creating Indigo 212, a manufacturing firm the place he has already proven off a few of his personal work. Jackson directed the quick movie Thompson Farm, which is on the market on the positioning. He directed an uplifting PSA for the fashion brand Coach in 2019 referred to as “Phrases Matter” that starred himself, Satchel, Coach model ambassador Michael B. Jordan and extra saying inspirational phrases corresponding to “respect” “hope” and “honesty” and asking “what phrases matter to you?”
Jackson is a proud New Yorker
Together with his 63-year-old dad being one in every of NYC’s best cheerleaders, Jackson has grown up with a lot delight within the Huge Apple. On Feb. 20, he shared a photo to his Instagram account alongside together with his sister Satchel and mother Tonya Lewis Lee, all sporting a black Gucci t-shirt with white lettering that learn “New York vs. All people.” He’s even been a presence court-side subsequent to his dad at Madison Sq. Backyard, watching Spike’s beloved New York Knicks play through the years.