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 BIOGRAPHY 

Height: 5"11   |   Eye Color: Brown   |   Hair Color: Black

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Aqeel Taahir Ash-Shakoor was born in Murfreesboro, NC. He is known for his 2022 feature film roles as James Farmer in the John Ridley directed, “SHIRLEY” and as Construction Worker Frank in “On Sacred Ground.” Aqeel’s 2022 performances will capture him in the role of Pastor Donald Turner in the 2022 Sony Pictures/Amazon Studios comedy series, “A League of Their Own,” FBI Agent Russo on his return to NBC’s Chicago Med Season 7 Episode 9: Secret Sant Has A Gift For You, and as a State Police Officer in the real life HBO Max crime series, “Staircase.” To his lead actor credit, Aqeel plays Thomas Green in the Amazon Prime faith-based feature film, “Turn of the Cheek,” and as Willie in the dramatic Amazon Prime feature film, “Cain and Abel.” Other notable roles are Detective Byrons in Tubi’s “Tina and Lori,” Pastor Robert Brown in Tubi’s, “He Played Me,” Lawyer Shiesty in Tubi’s “These Men For Everybody,” and as the Pastor in Tubi’s, “Perfect Justice.”

EDUCATION

BS in Business Administration   |    Saint Paul’s College   |   Lawrenceville, VA

MS in Criminal Justice   |  Everest University   |   Tampa, FL

PhD in Ministry   |   Canadian International Chaplaincy Association University & Seminary | Houston, TX

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Ambassador At-Large to the United Nations

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