AMANDLA JAHAVA is a first generation Kenyan-American actor, writer, and director based out of New York. She passionately creates and advocates for African stories from an African perspective for African people. She can be seen in Issa Rae’s Rapsh!t and Ava Duvernay’s DMZ. Other credits include: FX produced Peep Show, Lena Waithe’s produced How to Make Love to a Black Woman. She made her off-broadway debut in Dave Harris Exception to the Rule. Regional theater credits include: Geffen Playhouse, Arizona Theater, Denver Theatre Club. She received her MFA in Acting from the fka Yale School of Drama ‘19 and a BFA in Acting from CalArts.