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Kyanna Simone (Chambers) is joining the Season 3 cast of the CW’s All American as recurring. She’ll play Nhani Rivers, a confident, fun, and energetic student at South Crenshaw High. Season 2 found Spencer James (Daniel Ezra), now a football state champion, with a tough decision to make. Does he stay in Beverly Hills and play for Coach Billy Baker (Taye Diggs)? Or does he move back home to South L.A., reunite with his mother, Grace (Karimah Westbrook), brother, Dillon (Jalyn Hall), and play for his father, Corey (Chad Coleman), the new head coach for the South Crenshaw Chargers? Simone can currently be seen in Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman’s Power Power opposite Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Previously, she starred opposite Uma Thurman in the Netflix series Chambers, and was seen in MA opposite Octavia Spencer. She was most recently a series regular on the HBO Max pilot, Vegas High, directed by Gillian Robespierre. Her previous credits include the recurring role of Kiesha in the CW’s Black Lightning and Sony’s feature crime drama White Boy Rick. She’s repped by CAA, Link and Felker Toczek Suddleson Abramson.