Lex Lumpkin is truly one talented young actor and is quickly rising up #younghollywood’s ladder of success. You may remember the face as some of his projects include two of Nickelodeon’s funniest comedies Drama Club and All That. Now, Lumpkin is stretching his talent to new heights and including drama on his resume with Freeform’s The Watchful Eye. Recently, the 17-year-old sat down with, to dish about all that he has been up to, and of course, the conversation includes some fun facts that you need to know about The Watchful Eye star.


Being from Indianapolis, IN, it is no wonder that his favorite team is the…

My favorite football team is the Colts.

Lex is a Southpaw.

I’m left-handed.

Lex is not only a truly talented actor, but he is a skilled writer, producer, and director as well. And…Hollywood is giving him props!

I’ve won four awards from four different film festivals for my short film. I wrote, produced, and directed a ten-minute short film called The Hidden Truth.

Lex is not only a talented actor, writer, and director…he can tickle the ivories with skill as well.

I have been playing the piano for 13 years.

He has taken is comedy on the road with other seasoned comedians.

Jay Pharoah invited me to perform my stand-up routine on one leg of his tour. I did five shows.

The Hidden Truth is just the beginning.

I’m working on producing my second film this year.

If you have seen All That, then you definitely know this fun fact to be true!

I like doing impressions.

Lex is a martial artist.

I’ve been taking MMA for the past 5 years.

Se habla Español..un poquito. (He speaks a little Spanish)

Hablo un poco de Español. (I speak Spanish.)

“Lex” isn’t exactly Lumpkin’s real first name.

I changed my name to “Lex” when I was five-years-old. I simply stopped answering to Alex and would only respond to Lex.

Lex definitely seems like a pretty fun guy to hang out with! We cannot wait to see what is next for this talented teen. Make sure to tune-in to Freeform Monday night’s at 10pm ET/PT to catch Lex on his latest series, The Watchful Eye.


Photo Credit(s)/Featured Image: Lex Lumpkin Instagram/@israelxgarcia.

Tiffany Silva

Tiffany Silva

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