Joy Bryant (born October 19, 1976) is an American actress and former fashion model. Joy currently stars as Jasmine Trussell in Parenthood. Bryant was born in the Bronx, New York. While living in the Bronx, she graduated from CJHS 145x and was a member of the Fieldston Enrichment Program, an elite high school preparatory program. Bryant is a graduate of Westminster School, a boarding school in Connecticut. She attended Yale University. Early on, Bryant played a small role in Ill Al Skratch's video 'I'll Take Her'. Bryant had contracts with several brands, including Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger and RocaWear. She has also appeared in advertising for Gap and Victoria's Secret. Her acting debut came in 2001 in Robert Townsend's Carmen: A Hip Hopera.
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