Brandon T. Jackson (born March 7, 1984) is an actor, rapper, writer, and comedian. He starred on the show Wild ‘N Out with Nick Cannon, and in the films; Roll Bounce as Junior, Tropic Thunder as Alpa Chino, Percy Jackson as Grover Underwood and Lottery Ticket as Benny. He also played 17-year-old Trent Pierce in Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (the sequel to Big Momma’s House 2).
After high school graduation, Brandon moved to Los Angeles to pursue stand-up comedy and started at the Laugh Factory, as well as opened for Wayne Brady and Chris Tucker. His role as “Junior” in the film Roll Bounce won him the 2006 Black Reel Award for Breakthrough Performance.
In 2006, Jackson hosted the “Up Close and Personal Tour,” featuring Chris Brown, Ne-Yo, Lil Wayne, Juelz Santana and Dem Franchize Boyz.