The Creator and Executive Producer of the Jazz and Jokes Brand, Daran was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. The glue that holds this unique fusion of music and comedy together, Daran has been featured on BET Comic View, Showtime at the Apollo and Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. He is an accomplished artist having performed at arenas, theatres and countless comedy clubs, in the US, Canada and Europe. He has shared the stage with comedians including Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, Chris Tucker, Mo’Nique, Adele Givens, Sinbad, Rickey Smiley, D.L. Hughley and the late Bernie Mac. One of his biggest sources of pride is performing at US Military Installations around the world. Now residing in Los Angeles, Daran is producing film, television and radio projects.