Insecure’s Yvonne Orji: Inside A Day in My Life!

The hustle never ceases! After finishing a five-season run as Molly Carter on HBO’s Insecure, Yvonne Orji is already gearing up for her next project – and she brought Us WeeklyTake a look at her day as a successful actress/producer.

Orji, 38 years old, only revealed this information to Use that she is “preparing for a few new roles,” her latest project is Netflix’s upcoming drama — which she is set to both produce and star in.

Stronger will focus on female empowerment and bodybuilding. The series was created and written by Up In the Air’s Sheldon TurnerIt comes from A+E Studios.

Per Deadline, the show will seemingly follow Toni Winslow (Orji), “a single mom who feels unseen and unimportant” who becomes “obsessed with bodybuilding as she explores the surprisingly tenuous line separating self-empowerment from self-destruction.”

Playing strong female characters is nothing new for the Nigeria native, whose portrayal of Molly in Insecure became a standout performance over the show’s six-year run.

“You turn Insecure You will see a sea brown when you turn your head. You see at the core of it a strong friendship between two brown-skinned girls” Orji told the Huffington PostJuly 2017. “Me and Issa [Rae]Talk about this a lot. She has amazing friends and she wanted friends like them who are awesome and dope. [for people to] be able to see a relationship that is supported.”

TheNight School star continued, “Black girls can make the best girlfriends. Sometimes you need someone who’s gonna listen to you and let you do your own thing like Issa and Molly.”

Orji isn’t just a pro in front of the camera. The actress is also well versed in stand-up — one of her favorite things to do. “Whether I’m on set or upon the stage, I truly feel like my most authentic self when I’m able to help others and make them laugh,” she told Use.

Orji is busy and always on the move, but she never forgets to give herself self-care. Whether it’s stopping to — literally — smell the roses or reflecting on her day through journaling, she understands the importance of mindfulness.

“It helps me to take a moment to pray, give thanks and to make sure I’m starting the day putting me first,” she explained.

Scroll down to check out a day in Orji’s life: