Teen Diaries recently had the chance to speak to ANT Farm actor Carlon Jeffery about his career as well as his personal life. Jeffery, 19 goes by the stage name C-Note and is currently focusing on his rap career in the midst of working on a new acting project. Read below to learn about this talented teen!
Teen Diaries: How did you get into acting?
Carlon Jeffery: It started with me in a competition in Florida. I had to be about twelve years old. I took first place in a monologue. It was my first time reading a script. The judges thought I should pursue coming to California where I met casting agents for ANT Farm. I landed the show and then later moved from Ohio to California.
TD: Who do you look up too?
Carlon: My #1 inspiration is my mother and my aunt. They really motivate me to live out my dreams in acting and music.
TD: What do you look for in a girl?
Carlon: Nice eyes, nice smile, good communicator, honest, and a good personality.
TD: Who is your celebrity crush?
Carlon: I have a crush on actress Stacey Dash.
TD: Are you single?
Carlon: Yes, I am single, but I talk to different girls, who can potentially become that special girl.
TD: What is a fact no one knows about you, if it’s not too personal?
Carlon: Not many people know that I am a twin. I have a twin sister who is an actress as well. I'm also a military brat. I moved around a lot when I was younger. I've lived in Germany.
TD: Where are some of your favorite places to hang out or shop?
Carlon: Love to hang out at the basketball court and the park. I love shopping at the mall or online. My favorite sports apparel line is FOCUSDAPPAREL.com.
TD: What if you weren't an actor, what do you see yourself being?
Carlon: I would be doing music, which is what I'm currently doing when I'm not on set acting. I currently have a free mixtape out that people can download. (Stream and download Carlon's mixtape X HERE!)
TD: What are some movies or shows you would like to have a role in?
Carlon: I'd love to appear on "Happy Endings" or "The Walking Dead". I really want to meet Tyler Perry and have a role in something he's doing. I love his work.
TD: What are some of your major turn offs in a girl?
Carlon: Girls that try too hard to impress me. I just want them to be themselves. It's also important that a girl look and smell their best.
TD: Who are some actors you would like to work with?
Carlon: I would love to work with Eddie Murphy or Martin Lawrence because they are so funny and I love their comedic timing.
TD: How is it working on the set of “Ant Farm”?
Carlon: Being on the show is a wonderful experience for me. I get to work with a group of talented actors.
TD: Is it easy for you to get into character when you act? Can you relate to your character Cameron in any way?
Carlon: I think it's very easy to get into character because in some ways I'm similar to Cameron. We are both funny and mischievous.
TD: Do you have any siblings; if so are any of them into the entertainment business too?
Carlon: I have a twin sister named Carla who is an actress as well. She's been on shows like iCarly, Shake It Up, to name a few.
TD: Do you have any movies or shows that you have a role in coming up?
Carlon: Yes, I'm working on a few projects. I'm the lead actor in a few upcoming films that I can't talk about or give the name of the project yet, but continue to follow me for updates.
TD: How can fans connect with you?
Carlon: Fans can follow me on Twitter @carlonjeffery. I do not have a Facebook yet. I've been told that there are a few out there, but it's not me. I will be announcing on Twitter about the launch of my website with all my official social sites.