Jimmy Carroll grew up on the outskirts of Philadelphia. In 1984, Jimmy was the winner of the “Funniest College Student Contest” held at The Comedy Works in Philadelphia. He later went on to take first place in “The Second Annual Comedy Showdown” held at the Comedy Stop at The Tropicana in Atlantic City.
Since that time he has gone on to perform in comedy clubs across the country. These clubs include Catch A Rising Star, Improv, Laugh Factory, Comedy Store, Comedy Stop, Funny Bone, and on and on.