Timeline

2018 - won - peabody award, writing for INSECURE, season 2
2017 - nominated - naacp image awards, for INSECURE, season 2 (best comedy series)
2017 - accepted - wga showrunner training program
2016 - nominated - wga awards, for SILICON VALLEY, season 2 (best comedy series)
2015 - nominated - emmy awards, for SILICON VALLEY, season 2 (best comedy series)
2014 - rejected - nbc playground
2012 - admitted, oct - warner bros. writers workshop
2012 - admitted, sept - cbs writers mentoring program
2011 - finalist & alternate, dec - abc | disney television writing program
2011 - won - 3rd place, goldwyn writing award for comedy feature, "Blame Candy"
2011 - rejected - upright citizens brigade, advanced level improv
2011 - rejected - nbc writers on the verge
2011 - rejected - warner bros. writing program
2011 - rejected - abc/disney writing fellowship
2011 - semi-finalist, august - austin film festival, tv competition for 1 hr pilot, "Rings"
2011 - 2nd round, august - austin film festival for comedy feature, "Blame Candy"
2011 - semi-finalist, august - nexTV writing competition for 1 hr pilot, "Rings"
2011 - rejected - wga committee of black writers' writers assistant initiative
2011 - rejected - stanford university alumni tv writing competition for 1 hr pilot, "Rings"
2011 - top 5%, but rejected - nicholl screenwriting fellowship with comedy feature, "Blame Candy"
2011 - rejected - cbs writers mentoring program
2011 - graduated, june - ucla mfa screenwriting program (focus: television)
2011 - honoree, june - nbc diversity comedy scene showcase for short, "The HR Experience"
2011 - finalist, may - ucla mfa screenwriting showcase for 1 hr drama pilot, "Rings"
2011 - finalist, may - bluecat fellini screenwriting awards for comedy feature, "Blame Candy"
2011 - rejected - project involve for comedy feature, "Blame Candy"
2011 - rejected - ucla humanitas award for 1 hr drama pilot, "Rings"
2011 - rejected - academy of television arts and sciences summer internship in "television development"
2011 - rejected, march - nickelodeon writing program
2011 - rejected, jan - playboy magazine, college fiction writing contest, with short story, "Downward Dog"
2010 - rejected - goldwyn, writing award for comedy feature, "Cut Deluxe"
2010 - rejected - nbc writers on the verge
2010 - rejected - warner bros. writers workshop
2010 - rejected - cbs writers mentoring program
2010 - recipient, may - nbc/naacp fellowship in screenwriting for television
2010 - recipient, may - ucla four sisters scholarship in screenwriting
2010 - finalist, april - academy of television arts and sciences summer internship in "comedy writing"
2010 - rejected - pga producers workshop
2010 - rejected - academy of television arts and sciences summer internship in "comedy writing"
2009 - accepted - ucla mfa screenwriting program, television track, with short story, "Downward Dog"
2009 - accepted - ucla mfa screenwriting program
2009 - rejected - old spice commerical writing competition
2008 - runner-up - mtv mash up writing competition
2006 - graduated - stanford university
2005 - wrote for gaieties, annual musical at stanford university
2002 - graduated - allen high school
1996 - graduated - vaughan elementary school
1991 - won - texas young authors contest for short story, "Why I Want to Be a Kangaroo"
1984 - loved by - my mom and dad

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uta (marissa devins, lucinda morehead and bill zotti)
ziffren brittenham (pj shapiro and logan clare)