Who is Lenny Henry?
"To have the courage of our
convictions and take risks in the right cause."
Sir Lenny Henry was chosen as
the representative for 'Confidence' because of the confidence that he shows in
every day of his career, standing up in front of hundreds and thousands of
people, taking the risk of being mocked with his jokes and believing in something
enough to start a charity to address issues that he felt strongly about.
Sir Lenworth George Henry,CBE (born 29 August
1958) is a British stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and television presenter,
best known for co-founding charity Comic Relief and presenting
various television programmes, including The Magicians for BBC One.