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Bowie State grad takes center stage in Ava DuVernay's 'When They See Us' on Netflix

Bowie State grad takes center stage in Ava DuVernay's 'When They See Us' on Netflix

As a child growing up in Waldorf, Maryland, Jovan Adepo had no idea he would one day become a full-time working actor in Hollywood.

This month, Adepo will appear in the Netflix original series, “When They See Us,” based on the lives of the Central Park Five, the 1989 case of the five black and Latino teenagers who were wrongfully convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park and sentenced to five to 10 years in prison.

Born in Oxfordshire, England, to a British mother and American father, Adepo came to the United States at the age of 2. As a teenager, he was interested in film, but primarily focused on football, hoping to one day play in the National Football...

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