In September of 1999, Pookey began his stake in the world of comedy by launching Chocolate Sundaes Comedy Show at Laugh Factory in Hollywood, California.
Don’t let his size fool you. Throughout his life, Pookey has been underestimated and has done what many said he couldn’t at 5’3”. Pookey is a legendary college basketball star known for playing in the 1989 NCAA Final Four Championship game while playing for Seton Hall where Seton Hall lost to Michigan State in overtime.
A knee injury prevented Pookey from being able to play in the NBA, but did not stop his
drive to entertain.
For almost two decades, Pookey has combined his love for comedy with his event production skills to produce multi-dimensional comedy shows. He is the Executive Producer for Kevin Hart’s comedy specials Laugh at my Pain, Let MeExplain,What Now?&Comedy Central's The Next Level.
Pookey grew up in Inglewood, California. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his four young sons.