There are a number of ways to become an international ambassador. You can take those crazy exams and slug your way up the ladder at the State Department, or get really politically active and win a nomination by a candidate you help become president. Harry Connick, Jr.
There is a 1996 MadTV clip of a spoof featuring a black Baptist minister named Rev. LaMonte Nixon Fatback and a white southern evangelical preacher with a pompadour named Dr. Michael Kassick. Some people seem to be confused about which actor is playing which character.