Actor, producer and comedian Gerald “Slink” Johnson has exploded onto the scene as the title character in the live-action comedy “Black Jesus.” Johnson returns this fall as a fan favorite among viewers. Born in Arkansas, he has called “The Golden State” of California home for several years. Johnson began his career as a successful hip-hop artist before turning to comedy. Always one to keep those around him smiling, he knew that he wanted to continue showing the world his multi-faceted personality.
Heralded for his quick wit and sharp humor, Slink as he is affectionately known, has used his voice and comedic skills as a member of All Def Digital, owned by entrepreneur Russell Simmons and shows such as “The Super-Rumble Mix Show” The FXX series “Chozen” and “Pariah” along with “The Boondocks” the record breaking gaming series “Grand Theft Auto” and most recently “Black Jesus.” Johnson has also worked with acclaimed producers such as Jody Hill, Danny McBride and John and Dave Chernin.
An artist in every sense, Johnson has also performed for audiences in many notable venues around the country and is now considered one of the most sought after stand-up comics of today. As his star continues to rise on both stage and screen, it’s guaranteed that Johnson will continue to entertain the masses for years to come.