In my case, I've always been interested in law enforcement. I've always dabbled in law enforcement in between gigs, quite honestly. Back before things really began to pop off for me, I would work in private security for companies and stuff.
I feel like a lot of the portrayals of, in particular, younger minority ethnic characters on television, a lot of their dialogue, a lot of their characteristics, a lot of their personality in a writer's eyes, is kind of propelled through their ethnicity.
I absolutely loved my stint on Broadway in 'Hairspray.'
I got a note from the stage manager one night that someone wanted to meet me. And it was Steven Spielberg.
I was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederacy.