Cryme Tyme began working with John Cena on the June 30 edition of Raw when they helped him interfere during JBL's match. The following week, they again appeared together in a backstage segment when they vandalised JBL's limo. After a house show match, Cena confirmed that they had created a faction and announced that it would be known as CTC, "Cryme Tyme Cenation". Separately, Cryme Tyme started a feud with the World Tag Team Champions Ted DiBiase and Cody Rhodes, stealing their championship belts for a time, then losing a title match to them at Unforgiven. JTG entered early into the Royal Rumble match early at the 2009 Royal Rumble pay-per-view in January, after cheating to get a spot instead of Shad. JTG lasted nearly 12 minutes before he was eliminated by The Undertaker. On the January 26 episode of Raw, JTG and Shad attempted to win the World Tag Team Championship from John Morrison and The Miz, but were unsuccessful.
On April 15, 2009, Cryme Tyme were drafted to the SmackDown brand as part of the 2009 Supplemental Draft. They earned a Unified Tag Team Championship match against Jeri-Show (Chris Jericho and The Big Show) for SummerSlam after defeating The Hart Dynasty on the July 31 edition of SmackDown. On the August 6 edition of SmackDown, JTG pinned Chris Jericho in a major upset. But at SummerSlam they lost the match after an illegal partner, The Big Show, hit JTG in the face and Chris Jericho pinned him. At WrestleMania XXVI, Cryme Tyme competed in the dark match Battle Royal but neither won the match. On the April 2, 2010 edition of SmackDown, Cryme Tyme was quickly defeated by John Morrison and R- Truth. This prompted Shad to attack JTG, breaking up the team. Their feud culminated with a Strap Match at Extreme Rules that JTG won. Shad would later win a rematch on the May 6 edition of WWE Superstars. He participated on the October 18 edition of Raw in a battle royal; although he was the third eliminated, his team won. He, along with William Regal participated to announce the Slammy Knucklehead Award on the December 18 edition of Raw. After a series of losses, he got a win by defeating Curt Hawkins on the December 16 edition of Superstars. On the December 17 edition of SmackDown, JTG started a segment called Str8 Outta Brooklyn, discussing topics on celebrities and Superstars.
JTG appeared on the December 21, 2010 edition of WWE NXT, where he filled in as a mentor for Johnny Curtis as R-Truth was out sick. He was later announced to be one of the Pros for NXT Redemption, mentoring Jacob Novak. On the May 3, 2011 episode of NXT, he started his feud with William Regal when Regal called him a "Muppet" while Novak was calling out Regal out to a match, turning him heel. Two weeks later, Novak was eliminated, being the first to no longer be part of the show. In the 2011 WWE Draft, JTG was drafted to the Raw brand in the Supplemental Draft via WWE.com on April 26, 2011. On the May 24 edition of NXT, JTG had a feud with Vladimir Kozlov's rookie Conor O'Brian after he was pinned by O'Brian in a singles match. Afterwards JTG attacked O'Brian until Kozlov made a save and attacked JTG. He wrestled on the May 26 edition of Superstars as a face where he took on Curt Hawkins in a losing effort. He officially cemented his status as a heel on the June 7 edition of NXT when he attacked Yoshi Tatsu on JTG's in ring segment "Straight Outta Brooklyn". As he was going backstage, Matt Striker came out and announced JTG will face Yoshi Tastu, in which he lost. He completely turned heel on the June 9, 2011 edition of Superstars, where he took on Chris Masters in a losing effort. On the July 19 and August 2 editions of NXT, Vladimir Kozlov beat JTG two times in a row with Kozlov also dressed like JTG in the second match. Kozlov was released on August 5th 2011, ending the feud. JTG scored his first win in months on the August 5 edition of SmackDown teaming with David Otunga and Michael McGillicutty to defeat The Usos and Trent Barreta. JTG would then be managed by Tamina starting on the November 9, 2011 episode of NXT, and the next week. JTG lost against Jimmy Uso in the first week being managed by Tamina. he was being defeated by both of Alex Riley and Mason Ryan in edition of WWE Superstars on December 29, 2011 and the following week. He continuing his losing streak in singles competition by losing to Brodus Clay on January 16, edition of Raw Supershow. On the February 9th episode of WWE Superstars, JTG returned to the ring action. He and Michael McGillicutty competed as faces losing to Primo & Epico.
Alicia Fox then approached JTG in May 2012 and offered to give JTG a makeover, which JTG accepted. On the May 9 episode of NXT Redemption, JTG debuted a new look and defeated Yoshi Tatsu, which was his first and only win in 2012, as JTG soon reverted to losing matches against Ted DiBiase, Brodus Clay, Ryback, and The Great Khali. On the dark match of TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs he obtained his first win in months, defeating David Otunga. JTG debuted his new attire and became a face for the night when he competed against Wade Barrett in a gauntlet match on Main Event, which he lost. He continued to losing matches to Kofi Kingston, Zack Ryder, and The Great Khali in 2013. He won a match against Michael McGillicutty at WrestleMania Axxess in April 2013. On the June 10 episode of Raw JTG appeared as one of the lumberjacks during John Cena and Ryback face to face. He participated in matches on WWE Superstars in August and September 2013, losing to Kofi Kingston and Santino Marella. After not appearing on WWE television in 2014, JTG was released on June 12.