Taraji P. Henson Overview

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Born: September 12, 1970

Born and raised in Washington D.C., Taraji Penda Henson first envisioned herself as an engineer, and studied electrical engineering at North Carolina Agric & Tech, but changed the course of her career when she failed Pre-Calculus. She soon discovered her flair for the dramatic however, and enrolled in the Theater Arts program at Howard University. During the time she was working towards her degree, she worked as a secretary at the Pentagon and as a singing/dancing watress on a dinner cruise ship... See All


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