25 Things You Don’t Know About Me


Sonequa Martin-Green.
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To boldly go where no-one has gone before! Sonequa Martin-GreenHer starring role as a character on Star Trek: DiscoveryThanks for portraying Sasha Williams The Walking DeadHowever, there is more to her than what her fans can see from her onscreen persona.

The 37-year old native of Alabama got her start in 2000s by landing recurring roles on both the BBC and ABC. Army WivesAnd The Good WifeIn 2009. She was Courteney Wells’s character on the CBS drama, until 2011. In 2011, she was cast as a zombie survivors survivor. TWD2012.

The actress — who has portrayed Michael Burnham on Discovery since 2020 — went on to win recurring parts on Once Upon a TimeAnd on New GirlBefore you hit it big with the latest, Star Trek series.

Martin-Green caught upUse in April and revealed 25 things even her biggest fans might not know — including her ‘90s celebrity crush and which star she admittedly got “flustered” around.

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1. My first job was at Domino’s Pizza when I was 16.

2. Every breakfast meal is the best. I can eat breakfast like a champ.

3. Right now, my favorite book is Meditations of the HeartBy Howard Thurman.

4. I love it when my kids give me presents because they care about me and take the time to make it happen. It’s just the sweetest thing!

5. Sometimes, getting my kids to eat healthy foods is hard, I’m not gonna lie.

6. I have a dream of creating a foundation for at-risk young people.

7. GinuwineGrowing up, I was a huge fan of celebs!

8. My first car, a white Toyota Camry 1985.

9. Legos are my favorite thing to play together with the kids. They have some really out-of-the box fun together.

10. My son Kenric loves brushing his teeth. He’s 7 and still cavity-free, and we want to keep it that way. Crest Kids Enamel + Cavity Prevention toothpaste is what we use.

11. This year, I hosted a Bob Ross painting party for my birthday. It was a great time. Game night, too — I always gotta throw one of those in!

Sonequa Martin-Green: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me

Sonequa Martin-Green.
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12. Rocket League and Would You Rather were my favourite games to play with my family.

13. Best advice I’ve ever received? Be loved.

14. I will not refuse an opportunity to watch Death becomes Her. One of my favorite songs!

15. Of the places I’ve been on vacation, Paris and Israel were my favorites.

16. When I meet someone whose works I admire, I get flustered. The most recent was Stacey AbramsWhen she joined us Star Trek: DiscoveryFor the season 4 finale.

17. On a Sunday, you’d find me at church in the morning, either in person or virtually. The rest of the day is spent with my family.

18. My favorite item in the wardrobe are my oversize Blazers. They are my favorite.

19. My first big purchase was a pair Louboutins black suede Louboutins.

20. My favorite part about working on this project is Star TrekIt is about building something meaningful with amazing people.

21. I always take my name canvas from my cast chair as a memento from everything I’ve ever filmed.

22. I once forgot my line during a callback. I had to ask my reader for the line. I still think about it and cringe.

23. I’m a sketch portrait artist, but I was shocked to find out recently that I’m a pretty decent painter too!

24. My favorite stage show I’ve performed in was Fetch Clay, Make ManBy Will Power at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, N.J. It’s where my husband, Kenric GreenIt was a life-changing experience for me and, because we met.

25. I love so many Black-owned businesses, but I just discovered Sweet Cookie Wash. It provides all-natural solutions in feminine hygiene.

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