Robert Powell III is a stand-up comedian, political satirist, and actor. Born in Monroe, Louisiana Robert attended University of Louisiana at Monroe before getting his Masters’ degree in Political Science from Texas Christian University.
After graduating, Robert worked as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Mayor James E. Mayo. Upon moving to the State Capital, Robert became a Special Assistant under Governor Bobby Jindal. Even as a rising star on the Louisiana political scene, Robert’s desire to become a stand-up comedian put him at a crossroads, and his superiors in the Governor’s office gave him an ultimatum – either comedy or politics. Thankfully, Robert chose comedy.