Georgia Native Jevon “Vawn” Sims is nothing short of a Renaissance man. He has a long laundry list of experiences, talents, and accolades; all of which are a result of his faith and determination. As a child Jevon was ambitious and destined for greatness. Despite being raised in a single parent, low income household, he never let his circumstances or challenges deter his dreams. After performing at local talent shows and dancing in the church, it was now clear that entertainment was the path that Sims was destined to travel. Determined not to be a product of his environment, he started to groom himself to become an entertainer. Jevon left the house at the young age of 16, taking the first step to change himself and begin helping others in their journey to become productive MEN in society. Never accepting “NO” as an option, Jevon’s “get it done at all costs” attitude was his driving force then and now, and it is what has ultimately catapulted him to success.
Jevon Sims’ choreographer resume includes such industry heavyweights as Xscape, Jagged Edge, Avant, Ginuwine, Cody Simpson, Bobby Valentino, Day 26, Jermaine Dupri, B2k, and Mya to name a few. His knack for
entertainment, understanding music, fashion, and the “IT” factor, made his transition into Artist Development a natural progression. Sims’ slogan is “You either have IT, or you don’t!” His star making success record has proven him and his slogan correct.
Jevon also began working next to Tricky Stewart at Red Zone bringing new music and talent to the world. He was responsible for hand picking the likes of Blu Cantrell, and The Dream. In addition to artist development, song writing became Jevon’s newest success story. He has co-written hit records with Esther Dean, Taio Cruz, and The Dream. With undeniable talent and star power, the next logical step for Jevon was to take his rightful place in the spotlight. Ready to break barriers on an independent level, Sims teamed up with Eugene Smoak and Jeff Wood to start Smoakwood Entertainment. He then started recording music, and released his first single “Hollyhood” that landed him his first record deal with Def Jam records.
After having music under his arsenal, Jevon stumbled into acting and started to flourish as a real star working on films such as Stomp The Yard 2, Hoodrats with Aj Johnson and Isiah Washington, and Mama Flora’s Family with Cicely Tyson and Queen Latifah. Not stopping there, Sims also was cast in various touring productions such as Bitch Gia, The Soul of a Man, and Heaven. Television was not far behind; Jevon also overtook the small screen appearing on MTV’s Made, Bravo’s Housewives of Atlanta, and becoming face of the Atlanta Braves in a national campaign.
Jevon has always had a strong passion for writing and inspiring others. Never one to shy away from a challenge, his latest endeavor is penning his first book entitled “The Man U All Love, Need, Want, and Hate.” The book is a bestseller, giving its reader all the necessary tools to change and revitalize their lives. Sims’ mantra is “Everything Starts With You.” Based on this philosophy, Sims has teamed up with his best friend and super producer Jazze Pha
to launch the new company Men that Work for Life. More than just a company, this movement encourages people to change their perspective, increasing faith, will power, and motivation as steps to accomplish any and every dream imaginable.
A visionary instead of a sightseer, Jevon Sims sees things from the beginning to the end, which inspired him to create his own television show. He developed and
executive produced the hit show Dreamland on BET garnering an impressive 2 million households tuning in every week. Jevon was breakout star capturing viewer’s attention with his intensity and showmanship. Sims is also developing a television show called It’s a Man’s World about love and relationships from a male’s perspective. Now you can follow the next level of Jevon’s continued rise to fame as the star of new hit series “The New Atlanta” on BravoTV.
Jevon works hard and plays even harder. A former athlete, competitive sports are still a part of his everyday life. He is a championship winning quarterback in a local flag football league and an avid health and fitness buff. Sims’ biggest accomplishment however is his son who is taking after his father by competing in various sports were you can catch Jevon in the stands. A jetsetter, vacationing with family and friends is Jevon’s ultimate peace.
Jevon Sims is the ultimate example and testament to hard work and determination. He will continue to explode in every avenue he sets his mind to.
Jevon is a example and testament to hard work and determination. He will continue to explode in every avenue he sets his mind to.