Best known for his spot-on impersonations of celebrities such as Will Smith, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock and President Obama, former SNL alum Jay Pharoah has moved on from the iconic sketch comedy show to take on new projects. He’s also moved on from his former physique to one that is definitely ready for prime time.

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In his recent Instagram post, Pharoah posted this shredded selfie from the gym.

Clearly, the comedian has put in hard work with the iron to get the dramatic results, and is proud of his efforts. Pharoah is also hoping to inspire others to achieve similar success in their quests to transform their bodies. 

“Dropped 40 pounds over the last year no supplements just training n hard work YOU CAN DO IT 2!” the 28-year-old tweetedThe ripped star is currently preparing for his role in the Showtime pilot White Famous, where he’ll be taking his brand new shredded physique for a test drive.