Andre Allen (Rock) is a hip New York-based stand-up comedian who has stretched his talents thin. He's in a plethora of movies; none are particularly good, though they have brought him fame and fortune.
Despite what Charles Barkley might have said once upon a time, athletes are absolutely role models. It's not a job offer to be declined as one would decline an invitation to a party. There is no RSVP required and attendance is mandatory.