, Michigan, U.S.A.
Brandon Timothy Jackson is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and comedian. He is best known for his supporting roles in the Hollywood films Tropic Thunder, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Lottery Ticket, and Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son.
He is one of seven children. His mother, Beverly Yvonne, is a pastor, and his father, Bishop Wayne Timothy Jackson, is the senior pastor of Great Faith Ministries International and author of the book Miracles Do Happen: The Power And Place Of Miracles As A Sign To The World.
Jackson attended West Bloomfield High School in West Bloomfield, Michigan. After graduation, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue stand-up comedy and started at the Laugh Factory, as well as opened for Wayne Brady and Chris Tucker. His role as "Junior" in the film Roll Bounce won him the 2006 Black Reel Award for Breakthrough Performance. He starred on the show Wild 'N Out with Nick Cannon, and in the films Tropic Thunder, as Alpa Chino, Percy Jackson, as Grover Underwood and Lottery Ticket as Benny. He also played 17-year-old Trent Pierce in Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (the sequel to Big Momma's House 2 and the original Big Momma's House (film).