She has a mixed ethnical background and holds an American nationality. Persons, born to father, Kenneth B. Persons went to Santa Monica High School. Karyn Parsons began her career as a model but later turned to act. In the year , Parsons debuted on the big screen with the comedy movie, Class Act as Ellen , starring hip-hop duo Kid's play.
Karyn Parsons born October 8,  is an American actress and comedian. Parsons also starred in the film Major Payne opposite Damon Wayans. Parsons was born in Los Angeles , California. In an interview for Essence in , she described her parentage as biracial.