An Ex Professional football turned actor/film producer. John a native from Chicago who played in the NFL/CFL/World Football League, who brought into the Film/TV World by good friend Martin Lawrence. John has since starred in several films & have produce them as well. John 1st major film he directed called Bar Be Q . Bar Be Q starred himself and rap star Layzie Bone of Bone Thugs N Harmony as well a newcomer at the time Omari Hardwick.