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Overview (4)

Born in Chesapeake, Virginia, USA
Birth NameJared Antonio Farrow
Nicknames J-Hullk
Premature Miracle
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jay Pharoah was born on October 14, 1987 in Chesapeake, Virginia, USA as Jared Antonio Farrow. He is an actor, known for Unsane (2018), Ride Along (2014) and Saturday Night Live (1975).

Trivia (7)

Graduated from Indian River High School in Chesapeake, Virginia. He played a recurring character on Saturday Night Live (1975) named Principal Daniel Frye. The character is based on his real-life principal, Jimmy Frye.
Started performing stand-up comedy when he was 15 years old.
Studied business at Tidewater Community College and Virginia Commonwealth University.
Was born premature with a twin brother. His twin died at birth.
His sister, Shaina, is his manager.
Left SNL on good terms and without regrets.
Can impersonate Jay Z, Barack Obama, Will Smith, and Dr. Ben Carson among others.

Personal Quotes (2)

I did impressions when I was little, [too]...I didn't have no friends, so I made them up!
[on performing on SNL]If you have multiple people on the cast saying things like you're so talented, you're so able, they don't use you and it's unfair and it's making us feel bad, They put people into boxes. Whatever they want you to do, they expect you to do. I'm a little fiery too, I'm not a yes n***a

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