Jerrika Hinton is an American actress. She had her career beginnings in the mid-2000s. She debuted in the film Foreign Soil. Her first TV appearance was in an episode of Gilmore Girls. She next made one-time roles in Everybody Hates Chris, Zoey 101, Ghost Whisperer, and Gossip Girl. She also had performances in the movies Rain and Broken Angel, released in 2006 and 2008 respectively. In 2011, she appeared as Shiana in the film The Roommate. She later became widely known for her role as Stephanie Edwards in Grey’s Anatomy. She played the said part from 2012-2017, being part of the main cast from seasons 10-13. Afterward, she started starring as Ashley Collins in the new series Here and Now.