Jerry Trimble was born in Newport, Kentucky. As a child, dealing with depression and anxiety, he was insecure, fearful and bullied on a regular basis. At age 14 he was inspired by Bruce Lee and began studying the Korean art of Taekwon-Do. Soon after, bullying became a thing of the past. In six months he began teaching the art. At 15 Jerry earned the rank of a first-degree black belt and became the number one point fighter in the Midwest U.S. At 18, he started Kickboxing and won the "Kentucky State Championship."
In April 1979 Jerry moved to Atlanta, Georgia to pursue the World Championship. Fighting under the name "Golden Boy", he won a string of additional titles that included the "Georgia", "Southeast", and "U.S." titles, and on April 26, 1986, he became the PKA and PKC Kickboxing Champion of the World. Jerry was rated by the international kick-boxing media as one of the flashiest fighters and the fastest kickers in the sport (His 'hook-kick' was clocked at 118 MPH) He was hired by "Inside Karate" Magazine to write his very own column, entitled "Martial Arts a Way of Life."Jerry currently holds the rank of sixth-degree black belt.
In April of 1990, Jerry retired from the ring and moved to Hollywood, California, to embark on a career in the entertainment business. Within a few months, Jerry signed with a talent manager and his first two auditions resulted in leading roles in the same week.
Jerry has been in over fifty-five feature films and TV shows that include "Heat", (playing alongside Al Pacino) "Charlie's Angels" Green Hornet, more recent roles include, the Kung Fu TV series, The Flash, iZombie, Supernatural, Chesapeake Shores, and others.
Jerry continues to fuel his ambitious drive into many different areas of the film industry that include acting, writing and producing, but Jerry's main ambition is to focus on the 'character actor' segment of acting. He enjoys a solid expanse of 'character' parts so he can exhibit his varied acting talent in a wide range of roles.
Jerry is also a Motivational Youth Speaker who empowers teens to stand up to their fears, get out of their comfort zone, discover their gifts and go after their dreams. He uses his real-life experiences as proof that if an insecure, fearful, bullied teen like he was can make his dreams come true, anyone can.
Jerry has dual citizenship in the US and Canada, where he continues to work as an Actor in the film industry and as a Youth Motivator.