Elijah Southern Jr. (Better known as Comedian Eli Southern) was born in Chapel Hill, NC. As a child Eli brought laughter and delight to his family and friends. In 1999, Eli decided to step out on faith to pursue his dream by moving to Los Angeles, California to start his entertainment career. He regularly performed for audiences at many local comedy “Hot Spots” and was casted as an extra for two popular television shows, Ally McBeal and Mad T.V. Eli then moved back to North Carolina in 2003 and has had audiences laughing all up and down the East Coast and parts of the Midwest.
Eli is truly committed to being a positive role model for today’s youth in his city and around the world.