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.