Jesse Wheeler is a third-year graduate production student at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinema-Television where he studies writing and directing. Born and raised in Texas, he graduated magna cum laude from Baylor University in 1998 where he studied criminology and worked as a forensic homicide investigator for local and state law enforcement agencies. Wheeler graduated in the top of his class from Baylor Law School and became a member of the state bar of Texas in 2001. He recently completed his USC thesis film and is currently submitting it to festivals.
Jesse Wheeler was awarded a Screenwriting grant at USC in 2003 for The Dry Season