Jesse will make his ITA debut in Age of Rage directed by Ivo van Hove, which will premiere in June as part of the Holland Festival.
Mensah joined the Dutch National Ballet Academy in Amsterdam at the age of 9, followed by various dance education until he made the switch to drama in 2012. Jesse graduated from the School for Drama & Contemporary Music Theatre in 2016. His various performances include Lear (directed by Liesbeth Coltof), De verbeelde stad (directed by Ingrid Askvik), and Platonov (directed by Thibaud Delpeut). During the past two seasons, he appeared on screen in the second season of Anne+ and performed in the play Ilias at Orkater Nieuwkomers with his own collective, Konvooi. Jesse was also part of the cast of Weg met Eddy Bellegueule by Toneelschuur Producties/Eline Arbo, Zwart Water by the NNT and also directed by Eline Arbo, and he appeared in Liefdesziek, directed by Charli Chung at Oostpool.