Christopher Jackson will be the voice of Shujaa in The Lion Guard.

Early Life

He was born on September 30, 1975 in Cairo, Illinois and attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.


In 2015, Jackson originated the role of President George Washington in the musical Hamilton on Broadway. He was nominated for a Tony Award and concluded his run on November 13, 2016.

Jackson's film and television work includes MoanaTracersThe Good WifePerson of InterestA Gifted Man, and Nurse Jackie, Oz, White Collar, The Electronic Company, Bull, Gossip Girl, Live from Lincoln Center , and Seseme Street.