Renard A. Hirsch is one of the most versatile performers in the entertainment industry. After graduating high school Renard continued his education at Tennessee State University where fell in love with the world of theater and graduated with a degree in Speech Communication and Theatre, His previous theatre performances include. A Raisin in the Sun (George/Moving Man), Seven Guitars (Red Carter), Blues for an Alabama Sky (Dr. Sam Thomas), The Piano Lesson (Doaker), and Waiting to End Hell Alvin ). While in college Renard began writing his one man show based on the life of civil rights leader Adam Clayton Powell Jr. which he still performs today for churches and banquets. As a poet Renard has been featured on numerous recordings and at spoken word events and has recently released a comedy/poetry album called Cometry. His film credits include The Green Mile, The Civil Brand, Drumline, and as a spokesperson for Direct Insurance.