John Whitfield, better known as (DC Young Fly) is a American comedian, internet personality, actor, and rapper best known for his "roasting sessions" videos on Instagram and Vine. As of Season 7, he is one of the recurring cast members of the improv comedy show Wild 'N Out on MTV and MTV2. He is also currently one of the main hosts for the revival of TRL on MTV.


DC Young Fly got his huge following from his "roasting celeb" videos on Instagram, he's also been co-signed from huge comedians like Kevin Hart. Along with his comedic endeavors, his most recent music project "Supplyin' Pressure" was featured on His work ethic has earned him spots working alongside artists like B.O.B, Kevin Gates, TraeThaTruth, etc. He also had a small role in the Christmas comedy-drama film, Almost Christmas which was released worldwide on November 11, 2016, where he also had a role in the independent film #digitallivesmatter. He also hosts a podcast with fellow cast member, Karlous Miller titled "85 South Show". He was also a opening act for Chris Brown's "Party Tour". He also starred in three BET projects such as Tales, The Quad, and The New Edition Story.


  • He says the reason for his "DC" tattoo is for memory for his brother, Richie who died.
  • He was first arrested at the age of 18.
  • Like most of the cast members on the show, he is from Atlanta.
  • His acting film debut, Almost Christmas was also filmed in his hometown.
  • He and Emmanuel Hudson are apart of the same entertainment company, Archive Entertainment.
  • He was named "Rookie of the Year" of Season 7.
  • He has appeared in every episode of seasons 7, 8, and 9 but due to his schedule with TRL, he has only appeared in 8 episodes in Season 10.
  • He also has a podcast named "85 South" with fellow cast member, Karlous Miller.
  • He was entirely on the Black Team in Season 7, except for one episode where he was on the Platinum Team in the "Dej Loaf" episode where on Season 8, he appears more on the Platinum Team.
  • He and former Wild 'N Out girl, Jacky Oh have a daughter named Nova Whitfield.