Who Is Darius Jackson? All about Keke Palmer’s Boyfriend.

Who Is Darius Jackson?
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The actress Palmer and her partner Jackson are expecting their first child.

Keke Palmer is expecting her first child. On December 3, hosting Saturday Night Live, the 29-year-old actress announced the news.

 “There have been some stories circulating around, people have stated in my comments, ‘Keke’s going to have a baby soon, Keke’s expecting,’ so I want to reveal the truth —Yes I am!” Palmer remarked as she unbuttoned her long jacket on the stage of Studio 8H, showing her growing baby bump.

 “But I have to say, it’s bad enough when netizens on the web spread speculations about you, but it’s even more worse when they’re true. I mean, I have been trying my best to keep it quiet because I’ve got a lot of things going through, you know?” She went on. “… But, honestly, it has been the most incredible gift, and I am overjoyed. I’m heading to be a mother, guys.”

Palmer continued: “Even though some people are uncomfortable with me expecting a baby as I was a child actor. I just want to say, look, I’m 29, I’m now grown-up, I have intimate relations, I own a home, and I barged the Capitol on January 6, you realize? Things that adults do.”

Jackson later showcased the news by uploading a cute picture of the Nope celeb from an evening meal outing on his Instagram Story with the tagline, “2023.”

 The pair have maintained their relationship relatively private since the two were first intertwined in 2021, only attending a few events together; however, Palmer eventually told Bustle that she was not really attempting to hide any of it: “This is the most content I’ve ever been with someone. Why should I go beyond my way to conceal this individual? It’s a considerable amount of work than simply living and being part of my life.”

Here’s everything you must need to know about Jackson, from his connection with Palmer to his professional background.

Sarunas Jackson, the actor from Insecure, is his brother.

Sarunas J. Jackson, Jackson’s brother, is also an actor. Sarunas is best known for his roles as Isaac Hall on Good Trouble & Alejandro ‘Dro’ Pea on Insecure, for which the starlet was previously seen as a guest appearance.

Since 2021, the couple has been dating each other.

The couple allegedly met at a Memorial Day show hosted by Issa Rae & Diddy in May 2021. The two became “Instagram officials” in August when Jackson paid homage to Kete on her birth anniversary.

 “Never anticipated summer 2021 to happen in the way it undertook, however here we are,” he stated in the now-deleted post. “I’m glad that we were able to support each other through our darkest times and demonstrate to one another that what we bring to the table is all we’ve got.”

Jackson and Keke Palmer keep their romance private.

Palmer spoke to Harper’s Bazaar in March 2020, before dating Jackson, about why she prefers to keep her dating life private.

“I don’t really engage in relationship stuff on the internet, majorly because I don’t understand how I’d perform it without looking cheesy or something,” she explained to the outlet. “Yes, I’m completely genuine, but there are some things I keep private from family and friends.”

Palmer discussed her statement to go open with her relationship with Jackson on The Tamron Hall Show in November 2021. “It grew more challenging to hide,” she explained of her decision to post photos of her with Jackson at the time. “We spend a lot of time together, and he’s truly my closest friend; that simply evolves into an element where I’m not going to hide something that brings me joy.

 “It’s not going to consist of everything you perceive, my work is my job,” Palmer explained, “but at the final hour of the day, this is somebody important to me, so why not?”

Jackson works as a fitness instructor.

Jackson works at Inspire Fitness Studio as a fitness professional. According to the fitness center’s webpage, “His intention for becoming a trainer is to help others as well as himself stay in shape because he enjoys working in a team environment. It is also the place he feels most at ease being himself.”

Darius was a college football player.

Jackson did grow up participating in various sports and obtained a scholarship to play football at Fresno State University, according to his Inspire Fitness Studio bio. Growing up in the sports world “inspired him to pursue a career in sports media, where he is actively pursuing his career and has earned a certificate in broadcasting,” according to the website.

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