Boris Kodjoe is an Austrian-born actor of German and Ghanaian descent known for his roles as Kelby in the 2002 film Brown Sugar, the sports-courier agent Damon Carter on the Showtime drama series Soul Food and was a recurring character on FOX's The Last Man on Earth.

He currently co-stars on BET's Real Husbands of Hollywood and on the CBS medical drama Code Black.

Kodjoe attended Virginia Commonwealth University on a tennis scholarship, and graduated with a bachelor's degree in marketing. A four-year letterman on the Rams' men's tennis team, he is currently ninth in school history with 75 career singles wins.

After his tennis career, Boris was signed as a model and soon after entered acting. He was named one of the "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" by People magazine in 2002.