Trai Byers is an American actor. His Hollywood career began in 2009 with his debut in the film Caesar and Otto’s Summer Camp Massacre. In the 2010s, he first had a recurring role as Mookie in the soap opera All My Children. He next appeared as Alec Martin in 6 episodes of 90210. His next work was on the movie Destination Planet Negro. He next had a role in Jayhawkers. He went on to portray James Forman in the movie Selma. It was, however, his starring role as Andre Lyon in the TV series Empire that gained him further recognition.