Ashton Sanders is an American actor. He had his career beginnings in the 2010s, first appearing in the 2013 film The Retrieval. He next appeared in the movie Straight Outta Compton. He later gained recognition for his role in the acclaimed movie Moonlight in 2016. He became further known for starring as Miles Whittaker opposite Denzel Washington in The Equalizer 2. This year, he had performances in the movies Native Son, Captive State, and All Day and a Night. On television, he had his first role in an episode of the web series The Skinny. He’s also had performances in some short films.