• Biography

Background and Age

LaRoyce Hawkins was born on May 4, 1988, in Harvey, IL. He went to Thornton High School, where he had a passion to play basketball. Hawkins went to Illinois State University on a full-educational cost academic scholarship where he studied theater arts. In his first school play, he featured as Toledo from the August Wilson production Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.

Career and Net Worth

LaRoyce Hawkins started his Dick Wolf odyssey on "Chicago Fire" and has played cop Kevin Atwater on "Chicago P.D." since 2014. During the NBC American Black Film Festival (ABFF) lunch get-together, Hawkins uncovered that his plans were to start taking his task to guarantee more noteworthy validness for the dark network on the show to the following level.

He had a role in the feature film "The Express," which chronicled the life of Ernie Davis - the primary African American to win school football's desired Heisman Award. On the TV side, Hawkins has appeared on MTV's "Underemployed," ABC's drama, "Detroit 187," and the TBS comedy, "Tyler Perry's House of Payne." Along with his acting career, Hawkins is also a standup comic, spoken word artist, and musician.


LaRoyce Hawkins has not revealed public information about his personal and private relationships.


2020 was the second year in a row that LaRoyce Hawkins held the title of Celebrity Kettle Ambassador for the Salvation Army. He has a following that the Salvation Army not have reached previously, so he's carrying an entirely different crowd to the Salvation Army. Hawkins' Salvation Army campaign battle was so effective it earned him an Emmy.

His work with the Salvation Army is only one drop in the pot with regards to giving back. He has plans to take a shot at the feel of his old neighborhood network in Harvey with cleanup because Harvey is frequently depicted in a negative light. "Be Powerful!" It's a term he instituted to rouse individuals to give a valiant effort and defeat difficulty. He acknowledges his grandfather John for providing that astuteness.

Hawkins spreads his "Be Powerful" message anyplace he can. With consent from nearby regions, he has left his helpful signage on trash bins and announcements all through the southern rural areas. He even figured out how to have it shown on the recreation center divider at Dwight D. Eisenhower School in Blue Island where he tutors his niece's basketball crew. Hawkins said he doesn't underestimate his prosperity and credits the individuals who upheld him.

Date modified: Oct 29, 2020
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