Scripted (also acted in) first feature, "A Rage in Harlem"
Acted in TV movie, "Shoot First: A Cop's Vengeance"
Acted in first feature, "Weeds"
Wrote (also acted) short film, "Honky Tonk Bud"
Joined Val Gray Ward's repertory company, Kuumba Workshop
First stage role, "Frosty, the Snowman" in a school production
Formed political satire comedy team "Strait Up" with Byron Chatman; performed for crowds at Venice Beach, CA