Emmy nominated actress Kelly Jenrette stars in The CW hit series “All American: Homecoming,” a spin-off of “All American,” which first debuted in 2018.

Jenrette plays Amara Patterson, a journalism professor at Bringston University.

She spoke to KTLA Entertainment Anchor Scott “Movie” Mantz about the show and her role.

“I always focus on telling the truth of the character and where they are in their current circumstances.”

Jenrette couldn’t say enough about the writing of the series, her love for the show and how it is the only series she and her husband still watch on live TV.

Season two of “All American: Homecoming” returns Jan. 23 on The CW.

This segment aired on the KTLA 5 Morning News on Dec. 27, 2022.