Deaf and Proud
The Life of CJ Jones
was born in St. Louis, MO, one of seven hearing children born to deaf parents. At age 7 he was struck very ill with spinal meningitis and lost his hearing. After he became deaf, he tried an oral education in a local school, though after a short time he attended Missouri School for the Deaf, where he graduated High School. Yes he does sign.
One Of His Shows
CJ Jones at "Signs & Rhymes" - 4/16/12
Stuff He Has Done
Was on Sesame Street, Guest appearances on the programs A Different World and In Living Color, Won a Tony award. He also does a bunch of Comedian work and is pretty funny if you ask me.