Originally from Compton, California, Damita Jane entered the entertainment industry as her Roller Derby persona -- Sk8 Outta Compton -- with her performance in Drew Barrymore’s Whip It in 2008. Since then she has worked as a stunt performer in many films and television shows, and in recent years has expanded her skill-set to include acting, screen writing, and producing.
Over the course of her career, Damita has worked on quite a few films. Highlights of Damita’s film appearances include: Guardians of the Galaxy II, Den of Thieves, Pitch Perfect 3, Captain America: Civil War, The Hunger Games Mockingjay I & II, Furious 7, Selma, Zombieland, Birth of a Nation, Bessie, Keanu, Cell, Goosebumps, The Nice Guys, Baby Driver, and All Eyez on Me.
In addition to her film career, Damita has appeared in numerous television shows and series, including: American Horror Story, Shots Fired, Atlanta, Underground, Sleepy Hollow, Greenleaf, NCIS New Orleans, The Haves and Have Nots, If Loving You is Wrong, Zoo, The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, and a recurring role as Michonne’s stunt double on The Walking Dead.
She does stunts for some of Hollywood’s leading actresses including: Angela Bassett, Danai Guirira, Kiki Palmer, Victoria Rowell, Sharon Leal, Aja Naomi King, Sanaa Lathan, Crystal Fox, EVE, Tiffany Haddish, Nadine Ellis, Erica Ash, Cynthia Addal Robinson, Daneen Tyler, and Tika Sumpter.
In February of 2017, Damita produced her first SAG project, Stuntwoman. Release date is currently TBD.