Brandon T. Jackson

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Birth Name: Brandon Timothy Jackson

Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 7, 1984

Ethnicity: African-American

Brandon T. Jackson is an American stand-up comedian, rapper, actor, and writer. He is African-American.

His parents, Beverly Yvonne (Bozeman) and Wayne Timothy Jackson, are Christian ministers.

Brandon’s paternal grandfather is named Horace Jackson.

Brandon’s paternal grandmother is Willie Mae Baker (the daughter of Henry Baker and Viola Ellison). Willie was born in Georgia. Viola was the daughter of Zollie Crawford Ellison and Lula/Lucy Ann Striggles.

Brandon’s maternal grandfather is Royal Titus Bozeman (the son of William Maurice Bozeman and Mable/Mabel Pettus). Royal was born in Indiana, and was a Pentecostal child preacher. William was the son of Charles Bozeman and Mary Lena Terry. Mable was the daughter of Gold Pettus and Mary Level.

Brandon’s maternal grandmother is named Corinne Yvonne Arnold.

Source: Genealogy of Brandon’s father (focusing on his own mother’s side) –

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