Johnson’s performing occupation in reality is going again to 2016, when he were given his first position at the TV display Animal Kingdom. For his first few gigs, he used to be formally credited as “Joshua Johnson-Lionel,” and that’s the reason the case with one in all his maximum outstanding roles sooner than The Good Lord Bird, starring in a pair episodes of Black-ish.
In season 5 of the display, he seems as Jalen in “FriDre Evening Lighting fixtures” and “Under the Affect.” Jalen is the momentary romantic pastime of Diane (Marsai Martin). In “FriDre Evening Lighting fixtures,” Diane has to persuade Junior (Marcus Scribner) to pressure her to an actual date with Jalen, however as soon as Junior takes her, he overstays his welcome, hanging a damper at the romantic festivities.
2019 noticed Johnson additionally celebrity in different brief motion pictures, but it surely used to be all only a set-up for what would occur subsequent.