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Meditative Story

Zuri Adele


Zuri Adele is best known for her portrayal of Malika Williams on the multi-award-nominated Freeform series “Good Trouble.” Zuri grew up co-parented from the Bay Area to Brooklyn, and has studied acting at Spelman College, the British American Drama Academy, and UCLA’s School of Theater, Film, and Television (TFT). She has taught acting at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa and UCLA’s TFT. Inspired by the unique and transformative impact of studying theater at Spelman before pursuing her Master of Fine Arts in acting at UCLA, she established the Zuri Adele Fellowship for Historically Black College and University Alumni at UCLA’s TFT. Zuri’s lens and artistry are underscored by spirituality, intersectionality, and her commitments to inclusion and wellness

Their Story

Zuri Adele shows us how embracing her community and her unique place in history allows her to trade her feelings of isolation for connection.