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Jacob Latimore
Played by Jacob Latimore

Emmett is a sneaker-obsessed teenager who can't seem to keep it in his pants, and who now has an unplanned child to show for it. With the prodding of his strong mother Jada, he does his best to provide for his son.

Jacob Latimore has been hailed by Variety, Indiewire and The Wrap as a young breakout star. An accomplished singer, dancer and actor, he started his career in the music business before making the transition to acting where he emerged as one of the most promising talents of his generation. He starred in the Sundance Film Festival favorite SLEIGHT, directed by JD Dillard. Critics named Latimore one of Sundance’s most talented emerging stars, praising him for his performance, natural charisma and versatility. He also starred in the ensemble drama COLLATERAL BEAUTY, alongside Will Smith, Edward Norton and Kate Winslet. Latimore can be seen in DETROIT, directed by Kathryn Bigelow and written by Mark Boal; KRYSTAL, starring William H. Macy, Felicity Huffman, Kathy Bates and Rosario Dawson; and CANDY JAR, starring Christina Hendricks, Helen Hunt and Uzo Aduba. Latimore co-starred in the box office hit RIDE ALONG, BLACK NATIVITY and THE MAZE RUNNER. He made his feature film debut in the post-apocalyptic thriller VANISHING ON 7TH STREET, starring Hayden Christensen and John Leguizamo.