Kelly Jenrette

Kelly Jenrette, a native of Atlanta, now resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Melvin Jackson Jr. In 2018, she and her husband became the first African American married couple to be nominated for Emmy’s® in the same year. Kelly’s Emmy® nomination was for her portrayal of Annie in Season 2, Episode 4 of The Handmaid’s Tale. She currently stars on All American: Homecoming, the spinoff show for the CW’s hit show All American. Her two latest films can be found on Netflix: Uncorked and All Day and a Night; in the latter, Kelly stars alongside Jeffrey Wright and Ashton Sanders. Kelly is also in the second season of the hit anthology show Manhunt: Deadly Games, currently available on Netflix and as Winona on the Facebook Watch Original LIMETOWN. Kelly has also been a series regular on the Fox comedy Grandfathered, starring John Stamos and had recurring guest star roles on mixed•ish, Here and Now, Pitch and Graves. You may also remember her from her 12 Kmart commercials as Kmart Kelly! (Photo by Diana Ragland.)


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A Test of Faith

By Kelly Jenrette | March 21, 2023

A Test of Faith

Emmy-nominated actor Kelly Jenrette on death, loss and the strength one can gain from coming through difficult times.