Skai Jackson

Skai Jackson
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Meet Skai Jackson!

Age: 14

Fun Fact: Skai was the inspiration for Marvel’s new protagonist Riri Williams.

Why She’s Nominated: Skai is one of Disney Channel’s most recognizable faces after continuing her role of Zuri Ross from original series “Jessie” through its continuation, “Bunk’d.” Her work earned her a nomination for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children’s Series or Special. On top of her acting pursuits, she’s a champion for self-love, confidence and celebrating inner beauty.

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