15 TV And Movie Role Models For Young Black Girls

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Zuri Ross, “Jessie”

Zuri Ross (Skai Jackson) is the youngest child of the Ross family. She was adopted from Uganda at birth. She’s an imaginative little girl.

She shares a special bond with her three siblings and their nanny Jessie (Debby Ryan).

She’s usually sassy and mischievous yet is a very sweet little girl.

As the Disney series progresses, she begins to grow up a little — letting go of her imaginary friends.

She’s a fashionable little girl with a lovable, creative and humorous personality.

Overall, she’s a role model for little girls just being little girls.


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