Mekia Cox, Garden Grove Strawberry Festival celebrity 2017Mekia Cox currently has a recurring role on the NBC hit drama Chicago Med. The consummate triple threat, Mekia Cox burst on to the scene in 2009 as one of the lead dancers on Michael Jackson’s world tour turned movie This Is It. Not long after, Hollywood began to take notice of the Florida State University graduate when she was cast as the vivacious DJ Sasha, on CW’s hit series 90210. From there she was able to work with other industry icons including J.J. Abrams and producer Josh Reims when she was a series regular on NBC’s Undercovers, as well as with three-time Academy Award nominee Frank Darabont in TNT’s Mob City. Most recently she starred in three prime time shows: TV Land Impastor, ABC Secrets and Lies.

With early career credits including One Tree Hill, CSI:NY, Half & Half and Bones, she proceeded to be cast in award-winning television series such as Modern Family, Grey’s Anatomy, Gotham, Key & Peele, Almost Human, Leverage, Common Law, Necessary Roughness, and The Mentalist, just to name a few. Additionally, she has taken her talents to the big screen when she appeared in Battlefield America and alongside Steve Carell and Ryan Gosling in the romantic comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Mekia’s talents far exceed what has been captured on screen. With a Bachelor of Music Degree in Musical Theatre and two national Broadway tours under her belt (Fame and Smoke Joe’s Café) she is sharing her passion for the stage with world. Alongside her own production company, Little Man Productions, she and her team produce, host and perform at Broadway at the W, a stage show that highlights the best performances in Broadway with appearances from some of the top names in entertainment. The showcases take place at the prestigious W Hotel in Hollywood as well as New York City’s W in Times Square and the W in downtown Chicago.

Mekia has been dazzling audiences since the age of two when she performed her first solo song and dance. It was then that she knew her purpose in life was to entertain and she is proving to the world that this is just the beginning.