Anjelah Johnson Johnson-Reyes

Stand-Up Comedy, Social Media and a Strong Foundation
The notes section on her phone is full of jokes, potential material for her next stand-up comedy set. She’s starred in films ranging from Our Family Wedding to Enough Said, and she brought her MadTV character to life by showcasing the rapping skills of Bon Qui Qui on stages across the country. Most likely you are one of the 35 million viewers who have seen her Nail Salon video which went viral in 2007, and for 34-year-old Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, there is still so much territory she wants to cover. With her new film The Resurrection of Gavin Stone hitting theatres in January,  Johnson-Reyes sat down with Risen to talk about the power of social media, her family, and how her convictions have led to all her career decisions.
Interviewed exclusively for Risen Magazine
Risen Magazine: What was it about The Resurrection of Gavin Stone that made you want to be involved?
Anjelah Johnson Johnson-Reyes: The script. I had gotten an email fr...

 

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Anjelah Johnson Johnson-Reyes

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