A San Francisco native, Jalen Preston began his early training in different companies around the Bay Area including: New Style Motherlode, San Francisco Ballet, and Lines Ballet. He then attended Oakland School for The Arts, where he further developed his technical training.
Mr. Preston has been awarded many dance scholarships at prestigious institutions and conventions such as Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Monsters Of Hip Hop convention, the Pulse On Tour convention, YAGP, Juilliard, etc. He currently judges dance competitions nationally and internationally, and has had choreographic residencies at studios in Russia, China, Italy, Mexico, France, Panama, Ukraine and Canada.
Mr. Preston has worked with and assisted for choreographer’s Laurie Ann Gibson, Brian Friedman, Desmond Richardson, Alonzo King and Willdabeast - just to name a few. He has filmed commercials with Serena Williams, Nike, and more and his passion for dance has landed him on stages with superstar’s Janet Jackson, Ariana Grande, Madonna, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj and many other mainstream artists.
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