Justin Hires is an actor and stand-up comedian. He is the voice of Hodari in The Lion Guard.

Early Life

Hires was born on June 24, 1985 in St. Petersburg, Florida to Barbara Hires. He attended Gibbs High School in St. Petersburg, Florida where he graduated.


Hires landed minor roles in two feature films Stomp the Yard and The Gospel. In 2015, Hires joined the cast and landed the role of Detective James Carter for the Television series Rush Hour based on the movie trilogy.