About us

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 In 1974 Jess Anderson came to Miami, Florida from a small remote town in the mid-west, to attend the University of Miami. At that time Miami was becoming a major hub in the movie and modeling industry. It was not long after that, when he was introduced to the industry and started to developed a life long passion for the business. As a result of many bit parts in movies, several commercials, print work and the excitement of working on the hit TV series Miami Vice he become a licensed agent.

For 38 years Jess Anderson has serviced the modeling and talent industry, establishing himself as one of the most well respected licensed agents in the state of Florida. He and his wife Susan have helped thousands of men, women and children of all ages to become successful. The main headquarters was located in South Miami for over 20 years, with a branch office in Lakeland since 1984. Jess Anderson now resides in Lakeland, Florida and has been operating the only  licensed talent and model agency in Polk County for 33 years. We are a member of the Better Business Bureau, with an excellent standing. Our Agency is licensed and bonded by the department of Professional Regulations as a licensed talent agent. 

Some of the Projects we have placed out talent on include the hit TV series Miami Vice, Graceland, Burn Notice, The Glades, Magic City, The Middle, and the newest TV show on Netflix, Bloodline.

Our talent have worked on major motion pictures which include: Tomorrowland, Scarface, The Bird Cage, The Punisher, Body Guard, Ace Ventura, Cape Fear, The Mean Seasons, Analyze This, The Specialist, My Girl, Police Academy, Caddy Shack, Chains of Gold, Ali, Parenthood, The Heart Breakers, Spring Break, American Outlaws,  What about Mary and many more.

Some of the commercials include: Disney World, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Universal Studios, Discovery Cove, Sea World, Publix, Nike, Verizon, Walgreen, Wrangler Jeans, Geico, RV World, Coppertone, Toyota, Bennigans, Visa, Sound Advice, Kinneys Shoes, JC Penny, Tylenol, K Mart, Adidas, Shell Oil Company, Winn Dixie, Mid- Florida Bank, Ron Jon Surf Shop, Honda, and many more...

Step into the world of a Jess Anderson Model and experience an image of confidence, professionalism and inner beauty. Become part of an elite group of self-motivated individuals who have a willingness to learn and a desire to be successful.

With over 1400 men, women, children and senior citizens registered with our agency we have a wide range of versatile models and actors for all projects in the state of Florida, We are always looking for fresh new enthusiastic people who would like to enter this exciting field. If you would like to learn more about this rapidly growing industry  we invite you to have a personal consultation with our team of experts. We will then be able to help you develop your personal interests. 

The Jess Anderson Talent and Modeling Agency believes that every person has something special to offer. Working with thousands of models and actors for over 38 years, we know that true beauty comes from within. As a professional agency, we continuously strive to help our models build self-worth, a cornerstone to successful modeling.

Jess Anderson Models and Actors come from all walks of life. We do not look for one particular type of person to market in the modeling and acting industry. Our agency wants to represent real people, like you, who portray their own unique qualities. We conduct a personal interview and evaluation with each potential model and actor to learn more about you. As an agency, we can then market you in a specific area made for your particular style. That’s why we are growing every day as an influential force in the modeling and acting industry. The Jess Anderson Talent and Model Agency stands alone in the industry and cannot be compared to those who may consider themselves competitors.

Our mission is to launch the careers of models and talent, and create new faces with individualized marketing materials designed specifically for you.  We invite you to come join us. Your dreams and desires to work as a model or actor can become a reality. Your true potential will be recognized and new doors in the modeling and acting industry will open. Start here at our home page and together let’s see where this will take you. We look forward to a mutually beneficial association.


"I have always believed in giving someone more than what they expected."

Jess Anderson, Owner