Hometown: St. Petersburg, Florida
Birthday: June 24
Justin Hires is a multi-talented actor, comedian and writer. Beginning in fall 2017, Hires will be a featured comedian on the new variety show, “50 Central.” His television credits include a starring role in “Rush Hour,” on the Network, and a recurring role in the sketch comedy show “Key & Peele.” His film credits include “21 Jump Street.” When he’s not filming, Hires tours the nation performing stand-up comedy.
Born in St. Petersburg, FL, and raised by two very supportive parents, Hires has always had an extremely notable gift to make others laugh. While attending college at Clark Atlanta University, Hires was cast in two feature films, “Stomp the Yard” and “The Gospel.” MTV discovered Hires as an on-air personality at his campus radio station and hired him immediately to be a video-jockey for their college network, mtvU.
After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Media, Hires moved to Hollywood. He started performing stand-up comedy and landing television and film roles, along with accumulating over 18 million views online with his personal sketches.
Currently, Hires resides in Los Angeles with his wife. His birthday is June 24. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @JustinHires.