Ransford Doherty is a Special Education teacher at Augustus F. Hawkins High School with a Masters in Special Education. He has over 15 years of experience teaching in the Los Angeles Unified School District and also teaches for the Social Justice Learning Institutes, a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to improving the lives of youth and communities of need by empowering them to enact social change through research, trainings and community mobilization. When he is not teaching, Ransford utilizes his B.F.A degree in Theatre Performance from Longwood University as a working actor. His previous credits include several recurring roles on network television shows, including THE CLOSER, JONAS, LAS VEGAS, and JOAN OF ARCADIA, and in two action web series CARIBE ROAD and SAFETY GEEKS: SVI. He’s also made numerous appearances on top-rated shows, including TOUCH, CASTLE, THE OFFICE, BONES, GIRLFRIENDS, WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE, and ER, just to name a few. Ransford has also appeared on the big screen, most notably in the films HOSTAGE, opposite Hollywood heavy-weight Bruce Willis, and in SOMETHING LIKE A BUSINESS, alongside Kevin Hart. You can currently catch Ranford on TNT’s highly acclaimed series MAJOR CRIMES, as C.I. Kendall.
Shawn Geegbae spent his childhood and formative years living in Northern Virginia. At Syracuse University, Shawn became a member of the national service fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega and was selected as a Ronald E. McNair Achievement Scholar. While he pursued graduate studies at Syracuse's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Shawn served as a Teacher's Assistant. In 2005, Shawn graduated with a B.S. in Finance and later worked on Wall St. as a commodity broker.