Actress, writer, producer and director, Yolonda Ross. (Courtesy Photo)

By Ariel Chrysann
Afro Intern

Yolonda Ross is an actress, writer, producer and director. She starred and appeared in countless films and TV shows like “Lila & Eve,” “The Get Down” and “The Chi.” Luckily, she had time to have some fun with the AFRO in our random game of “20 Questions.”

Where are you from? Omaha, Nebraska. 

What’s your biggest fear? Not doing all the things I feel I’m supposed to in this life. 

Favorite kind of cheese? Gouda.

Favorite place you’ve traveled? France. 

Introvert or extrovert? Introvert. 

Favorite childhood  movie? The original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

If life was a video game, which one would it be? Mrs. Pac-Man. 

What is the clumsiest thing you’ve ever done? Sometimes I just bang myself. Like I’ll bang my shoulder up against the wall. 

Funniest or weirdest thing you have ever seen a stranger do? I’m on the subway with my bestie. This dude proceeds to go into his bag, pulls out a toothbrush and toothpaste, and brushes his teeth on the subway. 

Have you ever broken a bone? No.

If you could shop for free at one store, what would it be? Target.

What movie can you watch over and over without getting tired? Boogie Nights.

If you were a clown-themed superhero what would your superpower be? Being invisible. 

Favorite quarantine activity? Listening to birds, looking at plants.

Dog lover or cat lover? Dog.

Early bird or night owl? Both. One long day.

Favorite rap album? The Adventures of Slick Rick.

What is the most courageous thing you have ever done? I don’t know because you think you’re afraid when you’re doing things, but I don’t think I can answer that one. 

What is the worst hairstyle you’ve ever had? Anything that’s bone straight. 

Favorite holiday? Christmas. 

Yolonda Ross is a creative individual who continues to express herself through multiple mediums of art and entertainment. For more about her, visit