"Joe's work offers a fresh perspective that is both honest and insightful."

Professor Cornel West


Emmy Award-winner and two-time HBO Def Poet, Joe Hernandez-Kolski is an actor/poet/comedian who is constantly in demand, known for his live performances that are hard-hitting, truthful and incredibly funny.  Originally from Chicago, Joe now lives in Los Angeles.  He is a graduate of Princeton University where he worked closely with respected academics Dr. Cornel West and Nobel Prize Winner Toni Morrison.

He recently returned from studying at the famed School at Steppenwolf in Chicago.  He stayed with his sister for the whole summer and he is proud to say that they got along great!