Age 4[1]
Grade Preschool
Gender Male
Animal Bear
Hair color Dark brown
Complexion Brown
Residence Dakar, Senegal (formerly)
Elwood City
Family Cheikh's father
Cheikh's mother
Brain (cousin)
Mrs. Powers (aunt)
Mr. Powers (uncle)
Cartoon debut "In My Africa"
Voiced by Thamela Mpumlwana (season 14)
Yathareth Bhatt (season 18, uncredited)
Lucinda Davis (season 23)

Cheikh is Brain's cousin from Senegal, Africa. He is friends with D.W. He first appears in "In My Africa", when he moves from Senegal to Elwood City. He participates in activities with the other preschoolers, such as acting in the play, and playing in the sandbox with his truck. Besides that, he is in the jury during the episode "Read and Flumberghast." Cheikh has other speaking roles since "In My Africa" in "The Pageant Pickle" and "Citizen Cheikh."


Season 23



  1. He is in D.W.'s class at the preschool. "Blockheads" establishes that there is more than one class at the preschool and kids are divided by age.

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