Jerrika Hinton

Jerrika Hinton

Jerrika Delayne Hinton is an American actress, best known for her role as Stephanie Edwards in the ABC medical drama series Grey’s Anatomy.

She graduated in spring 2003 with honors from Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts with a bachelor of fine arts degree in liberal arts, where she studied theatre, directing, and play-writing and received the Rosenfield Award for Playwriting.

Hinton began her career appearing in stage productions. She has made her film debut playing Khandi Alexander’s character’s daughter in the 2006 independent drama Rain. The following years, Hinton guest-starred in several television series such as Gilmore Girls, Everybody Hates Chris, Zoey 101, Ghost Whisperer, Gossip Girl, Lie to Me, Bones, and Scandal. Other film credits include Broken Angel (2008) and The Roommate (2011), and well as Ion Television movie A Christmas Kiss (2011).

In September 2012, it was announced that Hinton had been cast as new intern Stephanie Edwards for ninth season of Shonda Rhimes medical drama series Grey’s Anatomy.

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