Moj Taylor is a professional actor and comedian. He read Hispanic Studies & Drama at Queen Mary University before undertaking a Masters at Drama Centre London. He started comedy when selected for the BBC's nationwide Stand Up If You Dare competition for new comedians in 2013 - being mentored by Mark Dolan and Jasper Carrott. He won a Fringe First award in Edinburgh, as part of the You Once Said Yes sellout interactive show in (2011, 2013). To date, he has delivered over 3,500 talks to over 400,000 teenagers via PUSH: an award-winning non-profit organisation he runs, which inspires student choices and employability. He also delivers comedy workshops for young people to help them develop their soft skills and confidence, with Comedy Club 4 Kids at various venues and festivals across the UK (including Glastonbury). Recently he has been supporting the charity Freedom from Abuse with workshops in schools on grooming into gangs, and prison life. In his wider work he is a PADI Divemaster, and regularly teaches as well as undertaken conservation projects in the English Channel and the Baltic Sea. He is represented by Phoenix Actors Management.