Iverson began performing at age 11 with the world-famous Boys Choir of Harlem, and was intensely trained in all forms of music including classical, jazz, hip hop, and gospel. Upon his graduation from the University of Hartford's Hartt School in May 1998 with a degree in voice performance, Iverson was invited to begin his professional entertainment career with the 129th Edition of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®. His impact was felt immediately as Barbara Walters named him one of the ten most fascinating people of 1999. Iverson has also performed on Broadway, acted in commercials, and engaged in freelance journalism.
This year's dazzling all-new edition of The Greatest Show On Earth features the Shaolin Warriors, who are able to twist eight-foot-long metal rods, break six-foot-long wooden poles in one strike, and be lifted seven feet in the air on the points of five-handheld spears. Previously existing acts have been improved as well; there is now a record eight riders inside the Globe of Steel, while the Big Cats act now includes both male and female lions and tigers.