Nnamdi Asomugha is an award-winning actor, producer, and former All-Pro NFL Player. Following a successful 11-year career in the NFL, Asomugha channeled his passion for film and television into a career in the entertainment industry. He received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Carl King in the Amazon Studios film, Crown Heights. He was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actor and an NAACP Image Award for Best Supporting Actor. Variety named him one of the seven breakout performers of 2017. He founded iAm21 Entertainment, a production company whose mission is to create entertainment that illuminates important social issues, and influences social change. Three of his recent projects premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, with Crown Heights, the film he co-starred in and produced earning the festival’s coveted U.S. Dramatic Audience Award. The film chronicles the real life story of Colin Warner, a man who served over 20 years in prison after being convicted of a murder he didn’t commit. His producing credits include Beasts of No Nation (2015), Crown Heights (2017), and Harriet (2019) an upcoming Harriet Tubman biopic. He is a producer on the upcoming Broadway play AMERICAN SON. Prior to his work in the entertainment industry, Asomugha was a highly successful professional football player, who spent 11 seasons in the NFL. He was considered one of the best defensive players in the league, receiving multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl selections over the course of his career.

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