I’m originally from a small town in South Carolina, Florence. I’ve been in Los Angeles for about 16 years. I’m a musician, I’m a comedian, I’m an actor. I’m a lover of life. I love learning. I love reading. I’ve always been different for many reasons. I’m biracial, half black, half white which is interesting living in South Carolina but really anywhere. I’m left-handed so it always made me feel a little different. I’m also a musician and musicians and artists in general tend to always be I think a little crazier, more outside the box than normal people. Quote unquote normal.
It has open my mind I think people get into certain habits of living, in cultures and traditions and people just go on automatic pilot and kind of do what everybody else is doing so when you’re different that kind of forces you to re-examine cultures, re-examine past ways of thinking that may not be advantageous to humanity as a whole.
Being biracial has made me more open minded in terms of, what does it mean to be a human without categorizing. You know there’s a lot of racist thinking in people that don’t even realize they are racist. Coming from a place where you are biracial or you do have different influences in your life you can see outside of what is the common programming of the human brain and you can see advantages to getting out of that.
I have two Muppets, one Is Grover, one is Super Grover. I use to always identify with Super Grove when I was a kid. I use to watch Sesame Street three times a day that is how I actually learned to read when and I was a little kid. I always loved Super Grover because he would fly and he didn’t know how to land. He would always crash but I liked the fact that he would always fly. I think that is a great metaphor for, you know, fear of failure. If you just go for it and you fly no matter what, even if you don’t know how to land, you know, to have that trust.
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