Popular writer for the BET program, It's Showtime at the Apollo.
He became a comedian at a young age, as he was an overweight kid who wanted to turn the laugh onto other things.
In 1999, he became a Christian and adapted the book, I Don't Want Delilah, I Need You, into a film chronicling his religious beliefs.
He was born in Savannah, Georgia.
He wrote for the show It's Showtime at the Apollo, which starred Chris Tucker.