He also worked as a DJ at local radio station 102 Jamz in Greensboro.
Terrence worked in the diversity office of a sports company in Daytona Beach, Florida.
His Frat brother Fred Whitaker phoned to tell him about BET's search for fresh faces, with the primary job of being the host of 106 & Park.
Terrence took all his savings and flew to New York to audition in late 2005.
He spent his college years at North Carolina A&T State University; he also lived in Greensboro.