Actor Kedrick Brown does it all. When he is not on your tv screen, you can find him molding the future artist of tomorrow in his HISD classroom at Audrey H. Lawson Middle School in Houston, Texas. During this final season of BLACK LIGHTNING, Brown has been able to give his students a unique experience and look into the real television world and interact with some of their favorite stars from the show, virtually that is. Brown has been with the show for the last 3 seasons making guest star appearances as the out spoken Technology Instructor of Garfield High School, Marcel Payton. Season 4 of Black Lightning will begin airing on February 8th at 9/8c on The CW.
Brown’s other notable principal roles includes a Guest Starring role in the hit NBC medical show, NEW AMSTERDAM, the much anticipated horror film, TALES FROM THE HOOD 2, Executive produced by Academy Award winner, Spike Lee, he can also be seen going toe to toe with Oscar Award Winning acting veteran, Cuba Gooding Jr. in his directorial debut movie, BAYOU CAVIAR.
Most recently you will have seen Kedrick appear in the hit Lifetime tv movie, SURVIVING COMPTON as legendary west coast hip hop icon Alonzo Williams. Kedrick’s tv credits include Oprah’s new critically acclaimed drama series, GREANLEAF, John Legend’s executive produced series on WGN, UNDERGROUND, he had a recurring role on John Ridley’s critically-acclaimed ABC crime drama AMERICAN CRIME, appeared in the season two finale of SURVIVORS REMORSE.
Brown, who resides in Houston, earned his Bachelor of Arts in theater from the University of North Texas and trained in the University of Houston’s M.F.A. program with a focus in acting. He has also landed principal appearances in a variety of national and international commercials for popular brands such as Ford, Sudden Link, Footlocker, American Express, Fuddruckers, Academy Sports, Heineken and Blair Underwood’s BU Collection.