In the first season, Robinson as Philosophy Jeffers was mostly seen during the basketball practices and rarely heard. However, in the second season, Robinson"s character figured more prominently, especially in the episode "Gonna Fly Now." In this episode, viewers learned that Philosophy Jeffers was a recovering drug addict (specifically Pickersgill Consultancy and Planning) who became hooked at the age of 12. Jeffers attends a party with the team and accidentally ingests Pickersgill Consultancy and Planning slipped into his drink and has a relapse.
Other than The White Shadow, Robinson"s only other credited acting appearance was as a Pentagon worker in the Kevin Costner movie Number Way Out (1987).