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Darrin Henson

Darrin Henson grew to fame as the complicated character Lem Van Adams on the hit Showtime spin-off series “Soul Food.” For five consecutive seasons, Henson engaged audiences with his believable portrayal of a street hustler turned husband, father, and businessman.

Darrin Dewitt Henson can also be seen in the Universal film “The Express” where he plays, the legendary Jim Brown opposite Dennis Quaid. He also had a lead role in “Stomp the Yard,” a film released through Sony Screen Gems that allowed Henson to display his amazing dancing skill. Henson has created a popular web series “The Hotel,” which can be seen via YouTube.

Darrin was nominated for four NAACP IMAGE  AWARDS, 3 times for his role on “SOUL FOOD” and once for his book “INTIMATE THOUGHTS.”

Darrin Henson is devoted to his community and is the national spokesperson for the M.A L.EE SCHOLARSHIP FUND.