Shawn Hawkins is an actor, touring musician and successful entrepreneur originally from Upstate New York. Now residing in Los Angeles, CA, he graduated from Belmont University in Nashville, TN with a B.A. in Theatre and a minor in Business Administration.
Shawn spent the first half of his life performing throughout Upstate New York as a guitar and mandolin player as well as vocal artist. He led with several different groups before heading to Nashville to pursue a career in music. This led to 3 east coast tours with a country/rock group and many shows in between.
After realizing his passion for acting, Shawn switched from a 2-year study of Music Business to the Theatre Department at Belmont University. He worked diligently to build relationships between the theatre school and with the film students at Watkins College next door to build his resume and prepare for his post graduate move to Los Angeles.
Shawn has brought together all facets of his training from his youth, performing, college and beyond to start a successful outsourced photo editing company called Hawkins.png that hit 6 figures within the first year and continues to blossom. He is also working with his business partner to create and build their next great venture in the wedding industry. Shawn also acts regularly alongside manager, Patty Stevens of Egg Hunt Ent. and Theatrical/Commercial rep, Carrie Park of the Park Artists Group. In the past two years alone, Shawn booked over 12 leads in commercials, he led in an indie feature that awarded him 4 best actor nominations and 2 wins, was cast and recorded with Horseless Cowboy Productions as lead character Mirage in Netflix's Transformers: War for Cybertron trilogy, and of course is cherishing his relationship with musical artist, actress and stunter, Sierra Heuermann.
Get ready to be seeing a lot more of Shawn in the coming years in both the business and film/tv world. He's a man on a mission and loves taking on new creative ventures. "Let's never stop growing, learning, laughing and loving!" - Shawn Hawkins