Jovan Adepo

Jovan Adepo – 8th Annual AAFCA Awards – Arrivals – Taglyan Complex – Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2017 – Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Jovan Valde Bland

Place of Birth: Ploughley, Oxfordshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: c. September 1988

Ethnicity:
*African-American (father)
*Yoruba Nigerian (mother)

Jovan Adepo is a British-American actor. He is known for his roles in the film Fences and Overlord.

Jovan is the son of Adelola Omowunmi (Adepo) and James Melvin Bland. His father was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S. His mother was born in London, England, of Yoruba Nigerian descent.

Jovan’s paternal grandmother was Crystal Y. Bland (the daughter of James Bland and Annie Mae Crutch). Annie was the daughter of Horatio Crutch and Sadie.

Jovan’s maternal grandparents were Patrick Fatai/Fatayi Adepo and Shakira A. F. Talabi. Patrick was a noted Nigerian public official, who served under former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Sources: Obituary of Jovan’s paternal grandmother, Crystal Y. Bland – http://www.chattanoogan.com

Obituary of Jovan’s paternal great-grandmother, Annie Mae (Crutch) Bland – https://www.familysearch.org

Likely Jovan’s paternal great-grandparents, James Bland and Annie Mae Crutch, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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