'Young & Hungry' Nabs 'Whiplash' Actor in Recurring Role (Exclusive)

Jayson Blair will be stirring things up on the ABC Family comedy's second season.
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Jayson Blair

Young & Hungry is adding a new ingredient for season two. 

Whiplash actor Jayson Blair has landed a recurring role on the ABC Family comedy, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. 

The actor will play Josh's (Jonathan Sadowski) carefree younger brother Jake, who returns to town hoping to start a new career as a chef.

Blair was previously a series regular on MTV's The Hard Times of RJ Berger and NBC's The New Normal. He is repped by Gersh and Justice & Ponder.

Young & Hungry was created by David Holden and is executive produced by Ashley Tisdale.

Its second season premieres on August 12 on ABC Family. 

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