Vineyard Theatre debut. Nnamdi is an award-winning actor, producer, and former NFL All-Pro Defensive Back. His critically-acclaimed portrayal of Carl King in the Amazon Studios film, Crown Heights, garnered him an Independent Spirit Award nomination and an NAACP Image Award nomination. He also produced Crown Heights, which won the Audience Award at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, and served as an Executive producer on the Netflix film, Beasts of No Nation. He is a producer on the current Broadway play, AMERICAN SON.