Birth Name: Covelli Loyce Crisp
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: November 1, 1979
Ethnicity: African-American, as well as Louisiana Creole [African, French, Spanish] (maternal great-grandmother)
Coco Crisp is an American professional baseball player. He was an outfielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB), for the Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Royals, and Oakland Athletics.
Coco is the son of Pamela Crisp, a champion sprinter, and Loyce Crisp, a fast food restaurant owner and former amateur boxer. He is married, and has four children.
Coco’s paternal grandfather was Clarence Foscue Crisp (the son of Arthur Crisp and Willie K. Jones). Clarence was born in Texas.
Coco’s paternal grandmother was named Sedalia Levingston.
Coco’s maternal grandfather is Milton Alexander Newton, Jr. (the son of Milton Alexander Newton, Sr. and Maude Esther Bullock). Coco’s grandfather Milton was born in North Carolina. Coco’s great-grandfather Milton was the son of William Montgomery Newton and Lucy Dail Caine. Maude was the daughter of Lewis Bullock and Mittie Parker.
Coco’s maternal grandmother is Sheila Harriette Smith (the daughter of Clarence Braden Smith and Wilda Clotilda Bush). Sheila was born in Illinois. Wilda was of Louisiana Creole descent, and was the daughter of Robert Bush and Reba Dubuclet.