Since actor Jerome “Ro” Brooks landed in Baltimore on Saturday ahead of his 46th birthday bash, he has been ripping and running through his old stomping grounds.
The West Baltimore native, best known for his role as Michael on the Tyler Perry TV series “The Haves and the Have Nots” on OWN, surprised his mother for her birthday last weekend. He was a guest speaker at five schools — including his alma mater, Walbrook High School (now Bluford Drew Jemison STEM Academy) — and had lunch with the mayor, all by Thursday afternoon.
His acting life within the past 22 years has been just as busy.
The soon-to-be-46-year-old, who pursued...