Hometown: St. Petersburg, Florida
Justin Hires is a multi-talented actor, comedian, producer and writer. His credits include portraying Juario in the feature film “21 Jump Street,” starring as Detective Carter in the television series “Rush Hour,” on the Network, and recurring on Comedy Central’s popular sketch comedy show “Key & Peele.” Also, Hires can be seen headlining his own nationwide stand-up comedy tour. Next up, Hires will release his debut hip hop mixtape under the moniker J. Hires, titled “Chapter 1: I Do This Too.”
Born in St. Petersburg, Fla., and raised by two very supportive parents, Hires has always had an extremely notable gift to make others laugh. While attending college at Clark Atlanta University, Hires was cast in two feature films, “Stomp the Yard” and “The Gospel.”
After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in mass media, Hires moved to Hollywood. He started performing stand-up comedy and landing television and film roles, along with accumulating millions of views online with his personal sketches and vlogs.
Currently, Hires resides in Los Angeles with his wife. His birthday is June 24. Follow him on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat @JustinHires.