Jurnee Smollett-Bell is an award-winning actress and activist of rare talent and conviction. She was most recently seen on NBC’s critically acclaimed series, Parenthood, for it’s 5th season and co-starring in HBO’s True Blood. Smollett-Bell was also seen in NBC’s Emmy Award Winning series, Friday Night Lights alongside Connie Britton and Kyle Chandler.
Smollett-Bell starred in The Great Debaters with Forest Whitaker and Denzel Washington. In addition to receiving rave reviews, she won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture.