Jerrod was raised in Morningside Manor neighborhood. There he got enrolled at Robert B. Glenn High School and pursued his high school education. He finally earned his high school graduation from there in 2005. Later on he became active in his professional career. He was aged 20 years old when he began his stand up career. During his early days, he worked as a stand-up comic. In 2011, he was seen in the show New Faces. In 2013, he made his TV debut by starring the role of Elijah in an American television comedy series The Goodwin Games. That year he also appeared in the TV series like Comedy Bang! Bang! and Axe Cop. He made his feature film debut in 2014 by starring the role of Garf in an American comedy film Neighbors. In 2015, he created an American sitcom television series The Carmichael Show. He portrayed the role of Jerrod Carmichael in this TV series. He is also its writer and executive producer. In 2016, he appeared in the movies like The Meddler, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising and so on. His nationality is American and he is of black ethnicity. His net worth is unknown.