Taraji Henson (Academy and Emmy Award nominated) is one of the most recognized actors in television and film. She presently
stars as Cookie on one of the most watched television shows, Empire.
37.6 billion minutes so far that people have spent watching Fox's Empire across all viewing platforms.
Henson starred opposite Brad Pitt in David Fincher's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and she has starred in the films
Hustle & Flow, The Karate Kid, Baby Face, and Tyler Perry's films The Family That Preys, and I Can Do Bad All By
On television she has appeared in CSI, Boston Legal, Person of Interest.
And in the film Hustle & Flow she provided the vocals for the Three 6 Mafia track Its Hard Out Here for a Pimp, which
went on to win an Academy Award for Best Original Song.
Few people have gone from growing up in Washington D.C. to becoming a "Queen" of Hollywood. She will share her journey
with the pitfalls, disappointments, and challenges. Each paid attendee will receive her hardcover memoir Around
The Way Girl.
Early RSVPs are suggested here as the event will reach capacity.