His television roles include Alfred 'Paper Boi' Miles in Atlanta and Tavis Brown in Vice Principals. Henry was also a part of the original cast of The Book of Mormon. In February 2017, Henry guest starred in the NBC TV series This is Us episode "Memphis" as William's cousin, for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award. Originally from Fayetteville, North Carolina, Henry attended Morehouse College as a business major-turned-actor in the early 2000s. He fell for the city, its community, and its creative energy when he was there. Later, he returned to Georgia's capital to play Alfred Miles, a.k.a. Paper Boi in FX's Atlanta. Henry received his bachelor's degree from Morehouse College and his master's degree from Yale School of Drama.