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- Kelly Jenrette
Amara Patterson in “All American: Homecoming”
In The CW’s new drama “All American: Homecoming,” Kelly Jenrette stars as Amara Patterson,
In 2018, Jenrette and her husband became the first African American married couple to be nominated for Emmys® in the same year. Jenrette’s Emmy® nomination was for her portrayal of Annie in season two of “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
Jenrette’s two latest films can be found on Netflix: “Uncorked” and “All Day and A Night.” In the latter, Jenrette stars alongside Jeffrey Wright and Ashton Sanders.
She is also in the second season of the hit anthology show “Manhunt: Deadly Games” and can be seen as Winona on “Limetown.” Jenrette has also been a series regular on the comedy “Grandfathered,” starring John Stamos; a recurring guest star role on “Mixed•ish,” “Here and Now,” “Pitch” and “Graves.” You may also remember her from her twelve Kmart commercials as Kmart Kelly!
Jenrette, a native of Atlanta, resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Melvin Jackson Jr.