Anwar Jamison began kindergarten at the age of 2 at Sister Clara Muhammad Preparatory School in Racine, Wisconsin. At the age of 4, he attended John Robert Powers Acting School in Tulsa Oklahoma and was featured in several commercials.
At 16, he enrolled at the University of Memphis and ultimately received his B.S. in English Writing from UW-Whitewater. He went on to receive an M.A. in English and an M.A. in Film & Video Production from the University of Memphis.
In 2008, he wrote and directed Funeral Arrangements, his first feature film, which was distributed nationally by Select-O-Hits.
Already an English Professor, in 2012 he established the Digital Media & Film program at Arkansas State University Mid-South in West Memphis, Arkansas for which he still serves as Lead Faculty.
In 2013, he wrote and directed his second feature film, 5 Steps to a Conversation, which was also distributed nationally by Select-O-Hits.
In 2017, he co-authored Priceless Dream: The Story of the Dallas Cowboys #1 Fan with Ms. Carolyn M. Price. The book is the biography of Ms. Price, coming of age in segregation-era Dallas and her ultimate rise to universally-recognized Dallas Cowboys #1 Fan.
In 2019, he released A Bitter Pill to Swallow, his first documentary feature. The film tackles the epidemic of prescription pill abuse as a street drug and its effect on the users, their families and the community.