Jermaine Crawford (born in 1992) is an American actor. He plays Duquan "Dukie" Weems. Crawford appeared as a recurring guest star throughout the fourth season and joined the starring cast in the fifth season.
Crawford started performing at the age of three. His experience includes various professional projects. He's had prominent roles in the theatrical productions of Children of Eden at the Ford Theatre directed by David Bell; Carousel and The Miracle Worker at the Olney Theatre, as directed by Bill Pasquanti; and, A Midsummer's Night Dream at the historic Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, DC, as directed by Mark Lamos. Jermaine was a youth spokesperson for the American Diabetes Association. He has won many singing competitions throughout Maryland and Washington, DC.
Jermaine attended Ernest Everett Just Middle School in Mitchellville, Maryland.