Melanites Jaylen Action Pal

Name: Jaylen Action Pal

Made by and When: Melanites, 2017

Material: Jointed vinyl

Marks: ©2017 Melanites (on the upper back)

Height: 18 inches (slim bodied)

Hair, Eyes, Mouth: Black curly synthetic wig, brown stationary eyes with brown upper eyelashes, closed mouth with brown painted lips

Clothes: Blue and gray striped T-shirt, khaki cargo pants, red low-top canvas sneakers

Other: Melanites is one of a few companies that celebrates “brown boyhood” with themed action pals and accessories. Jaylen is multi-articulated with 11 joints. Jaylen is part of the company’s mission through brown boy dolls to “empower children to dream big, stand tall, and live out their childhood!” A Melanites pamphlet of other products was included in the doll’s box.



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