CJ Burney

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Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
Sign: Cancer
Favorite Color: Red
Favorite Quote: ” Always Chase your dreams because you never know what will happen when you catch them! ”

Bio
CJ Burney started his comedy career in April 2006 and since then has become one the ” Must See ” Up and coming comedians in the business today! Before he became a comedian, CJ was playing semi professional football where he played 16 years and during that time he played for 3 different teams. The Arbutus Big Red, Baltimore Bulls and The Carroll County Cannons where he won 3 championships with 2 with the big red and 1 with the Cannons.
CJ’s stage presence demands attention and he will give you your monies worth everytime he steps on stage. The other great aspect of CJ is that he has a great attitude and always gives his all. He believes that his talent was god given and he also believes that comedy was his calling in life and people always need to take a break away from reality of their lives and enjoy themselves to the fulliest.
People that he has opened for:

Whoopie Goldberg Trevor Noah
Paul Mooney Jimmie Walker
Anthony Jesilnik Ian Bagg
Harland Williams Ray Lepowski
Roy Wood Jr. Tony Woods
Television Appearances

ABC’s The View
Comcast Open Mic Spotlight
Comedy Clubs worked at

Broadway Comedy Club – New York
Gotham Comedy Club – New York
The Laugh Lounge – New York
The Laff House – Philadelphia, Pa.
The DC Improv – Washington, DC
Baltimore Comedy Factory – Baltimore, Md.
Magooby’s Joke House – Baltimore, Md.
Rascals Comedy Club – Baltimore, Md.
Bananas Comedy Club – Poughkeepsie, New York
Comedy Depot – Lancaster, Pa.
Sully’s Comedy Cellar – Parkville, Maryland
LOL Comedy Club Temple Hills, Maryalnd
Comedy Competitions

Champion – ABC’s The View’s ” How Funny are you? Comedy Competition
Finalist – Backstage.com’s ” New Gun of Comedy” – Broadway Comedy Club
Finalist – Baltimore’s Next Stand Up Superstar – Baltimore Comedy Factory
Finalist – Baltimore’s Next Stand Up Superstar – Baltimore Comedy Factory
Semi-Finalist – 2006 Baltimore’s Funniest Person Contest – Baltimore Comedy Factory
Semi-Finalist – 2007 Baltimore’s Funniest Person Contest – Baltimore Comedy Factory
Semi-Finalist – 2008 Baltimore’s Funniest Person Conest – Baltimore Comedy Facoty
Semi-Finalist – Vegas Next Headliner – Riveria Comedy Club
Comedy Festivals
360 Stand up Comedy Festival – New York
Festivals
Artscape-Baltimore,Maryland