Director, producer and writer with directorial credits that include 2002's Barbershop, 2004's Taxi, the two Fantastic Four films starring Jessica Alba and Chris Evans, both installments of Think Like a Man and both installments of Ride Along.
In high school, he tried out music as a career and was even part of Ice-T's Rhyme Syndicate and a member of the group T.D.F. He is an alumnus of the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
He has done music videos for notable artists such as Tyrese, 2Pac, Jagged Edge, 'N Sync, K-Ci & JoJo, and India Arie.
He and his wife founded the entertainment production company The Story Company in 1996. He has a twin sister Tamryn who was a basketball star at USC. He has two daughters and a son.
He attended Westchester High School with actresses Regina King and Nia Long, as well as jazz pianist Eric Reed.