Chicagoan Maxwell Jenkins has had a short career, but an impactful one. He is currently starring as Will Robinson in Netflix's highly anticipated Lost in Space. Max made his on-screen acting debut under the direction of Patty Jenkins in ABC's Betrayal. He followed that up by working with Lana Wachowski and Lilly Wachowski in Sense8, in both seasons of the critically acclaimed Netflix series. Max made his feature film debut starring in A Family Man in the heart-breaking role of a young boy fighting leukemia opposite Gerard Butler,Gretchen Mol, and Anupam Kher. Max also enjoyed a recurring guest star role on NBC's Chicago Fire.
When not in front of the camera, Max is a member of the Chicago based "Midnight Circus", and can be found playing his mandolin in his band, Cowboy Jesus & The Sugar Bums.