American director, writer, and producer who directed the popular films House Party and Boomerang and served as President of Entertainment for BET from 2005 until 2008.
He studied at Harvard University and directed his first short film House Party which won first place at the Black American Cinema Society Awards.
He also worked as one of the producers of the popular film Django Unchained which received an Academy Award nomination in 2013.
He was born to a teacher and and insurance executive.
He produced the film Django Unchained, starring Leonardo DiCaprio.