Sterling is a Canadian actor and singer. Originally from Digby, Nova Scotia, he currently lives in Toronto, Ontario.
He won a Dora Mavor Moore Award in 2012 for Outstanding Performance by a Male (Musical) for his performance in Caroline, or Change. He has also appeared on stage in productions of We Will Rock You, Of Mice and Men, The Lion King, Bruce Norris' Clybourne Park, Matthew Lopez's The Whipping Man and Lynn Nottage's Ruined for which he garnered a Dora nomination in 2011 for Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Principal Role – Play.
On television he has had guest roles in Undergrads, The West Wing, The Eleventh Hour, 'Til Death Do Us Part, The Border, The Bridge, InSecurity, Warehouse 13, Covert Affairs, Suits, Lost Girl and Nikita.
Jarvis has also been an R&B songwriter and performer. With the group Spunkadelic, he cowrote the Juno Award-nominated 1990 single "Take Me Like I Am". He released a single, "Alone With You", on Canopy Records in 2011, and recorded the theme music for the television series Donkey Kong Country and Zoboomafoo.
- He recorded the theme music for the television series Donkey Kong Country and Zoboomafoo.