Asante Blackk Nominated for Emmy Following 'When They See Us' Performance

July 17, 2019
Asante Blackk is nominated for an Emmy.

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Asante Blackk has been nominated for an Emmy.

At just 17 years old, Blackk recieved a nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series for his portrayal of Kevin Richardson in the Netflix series "When They See Us", according to the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

He shared his excitement about the news on Twitter.

"woke up to find out i’m nominated for an emmy. for my first ever project. at 17 years old. wow. i love y’all. thank you so much." Blackk tweeted.

Blackk is a Maryland native and attended North Point High School in Waldorf.

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