Burpie Presents: Comedians You Should Know

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Robert Powell is a stand-up comedian best known for his work as part of Shaquille O’Neal‘s All-Star Comedy Jam, on HBO’s  All Def Comedy, and as an Emmy nominated guest star on Donald Glover’s Atlanta on FX. Powell currently serves as an ad spokesperson for UberEats and Adidas Hoops. In his previous career in politics he was Deputy Chief of Staff to the Mayor of his hometown, Monroe, Louisiana, Special Assistant to Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, and Chief of Staff to Secretary of Labor Johnny Myles Riley. Powell attended the University of Louisiana at Monroe, and has a master’s degree in Political Science from Texas Christian University. He also currently serves as President & Executive Director of his grandfather’s foundation.