Fast Facts

  • Born to pastors, he started performing comedy shows during youth nights at his family's church.
  • At age 14, he was performing at larger community events, such as the Motor City Youth Festival, and began performing stand-up at the age of 15. 
  • Moved to L.A. after graduating high school and was discovered during a performance at the Laugh Factory.
  • Has opened for such stars as Chris Tucker and Wayne Brady.
  • Won Best Breakthrough Performance at the 2006 Black Reel Awards for his portrayal of Junior in the 2005 comedy Roll Bounce.
  • In 2014, captained the black team in a filming of Wild 'N Out, on which he was previously a cast member.
  • In a partnership with BET, Jackson launched the Teens of Comedy Tour, which showcases some of the nation's funniest teenage comedians.

Relationships

  • Beverly Y. Jackson — Mother
  • Wayne T. Jackson — Father

Details

  • Birth Name: Brandon Timothy Jackson
  • Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, United States
  • Birthday: March 7, 1984, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian, Executive producer
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