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Jaylene's debut book of poetry, AfroPoetic, is available NOW! You can purchase signed copies, and other merchandise, by visiting the Shop page. Listen or watch Jaylene on her #PoppaPank podcast. Stream her single, "A Black Girl and Her Braids," on all major platforms. Visit the Upcoming page for more information and to find out where you can catch Jaylene next!


Jaylene Clark Owens is an AUDELCO and Barrymore Award winning actress. She is a member of The Wilma Theater's resident acting company, HotHouse. She has been seen in Passage (The Wilma Theater), WHITE (Theatre Horizon), The Revolutionists (Theatre Horizon).

Jaylene is also a highly acclaimed spoken word poet. She is the Executive Director of Harlem KW Project, LLC, which is the company she started with three other women to write the play, Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale. Visit the Poetry page to learn more about her spoken word poetry.

Spoken Word Poet, Playwright, & More