This Detroit native had no idea that one day he would get to play one of the most influential people of his lifetime not once, but twice! Currently starring as Melvin Franklin, one of the original Temptations, his incredibly sexy and powerful bass voice tingles everyone’s eardrums 8 times a week in Broadway’s Ain’t Too Proud.
Originally thinking he would be a dolphin trainer, he quickly changed his mind after being given the chance to swim with sharks in open water. His professional career began as a tenacious radio personality on Detroit’s HOT 107.5, before following a friend’s advice, taking his first headshot as a selfie in front of his bathtub’s curtain, and then landing his Broadway debut in Motown the Musical.
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