You know you’re the ish when an internationally acclaimed star hails you as one of his favourite South African stars. When we met up with American actor and cast member of Vuzu Amp’s comedy-drama, Insecure, we were set on finding out a bit more about this hunky 35-year-old, including who he deemed his favourite SA stars to be.
Born, Wendell Ramone Ellis Jr., Jay was introduced to us when he landed his first acting role on the BET series, The Game. He has since featured in series the likes of How I Met Your Mother, NCIS and Grey’s Anatomy. However, his biggest and most popular role has been that of Lawrence – the sexy but flawed boyfriend of Issa (played by Issa Rae) on the candid TV series, Insecure.
We caught up with the star who is currently in South Africa and weighed in on who his fave SA stars are. Here’s what he had to say about our legendary Black Coffee as well as thriving hip-hop artist Youngsta Cpt:
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