Junade Khan (better known to the students as Jay), trained at East 15 drama school and is best known for his role as series regular Ash Roy in Channel 4’s Hollyoaks, Saj in Coronation Street, and as a Dothraki Bloodrider in Game of Thrones, Season 6. Most recently in 2023 Jay appeared in BBC police drama ‘Better’.
Jay trained at East 15 Acting School, where he studied many acting techniques including method, grotowski, Michael Checkov & laban efforts. He is an extremely creative and engaging teacher who loves to inspire his students, and has been heavily involved in PopGems Academy since the very start in 2011.
Jay’s other credits include; BBC One’s Moving On, Waking the Dead, Jaypen Code:20 & C-Bomb.