Ronnel Ricardo Parham is from West Philadelphia, PA. He has 6 other siblings and grew up partly in North Carolina, but mainly in Philadelphia, PA. 

Ronnel began acting at the age of 20 when he took an On Camera Commercial acting class in South Philadelphia at the advice of a local talent agent. After being in class for only two weeks, Ronnel fell in love with acting. He finally found his calling. He quickly found himself studying Theatre in college at West Chester University of PA. After graduation, he moved to New York City and continued to study theatre and performed in numerous Off Broadway plays for a year. His passion for acting has taken him all over the country, currently living in New York City. Ronnel now is multi award winning actor in addition to being a multi award winning creator, writer and producer. He’s also the founder of 5R Productions LLC. 

Ronnel holds a Bachelors Degree in Liberal Arts from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and a Masters Degree in Criminology from Indiana University of PA. Ronnel’s mission is to change the landscape of Television and Film by creating and telling stories that represent the underrepresented.