He is a retired boxer with influence in Miami's black community. He is a friend of Miramar Playa Hotel owner Ike Evans. They grew up together in Miami and he remembers Ike's days working as a club bouncer. He runs the shoe shine stand in the Hotel lobby.
- Main article: Season 1
He attempts to help Miramar Playa Hotel owner Ike Evans to hire black workers to circumvent a strike. The strike ends prematurely when union lawyer Mike Strauss is abducted, coerced into ordering its end, and murdered.
|Season 1 appearances|
|"The Year of the Fin"||"Feeding Frenzy"||"Castles Made of Sand"||"Atonement"|
|"Suicide Blonde"||"The Harder They Fall"||"Who's The Horse And Who's The Rider?"||"Time and Tide"|