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Joaquin is Brianna's year-old brother.
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As the siblings are veterans of the foster care system, Joaquin in particular is very anxious to find a good home and feel settled. He and Brianna have their moments of discord, but mainly they look after each other. Overall, he just wants to be loved. Vaughn as Renee LaToya Smith: A nurse at the hospital where Will, Sasha, Brown, and Derek work. She also appears as a close best friend and confidentae to Sasha, despite the two constantly butting heads at work.
She considers herself as part ghetto. Renee was a recurring character in Season 3 who became a regular in Season 4. She claims to have four kids. Recurring characters[ edit ] Robert Ri'chard as Derek Porter: A Dominican frat student who lives next door to Brown Meadows and often helps out there, in between masterminding or participating in Brown's antics.
He made his debut in Season 3 and has been a recurring character throughout the series' run. Jenifer Lewis as Vera Brown: Brown's younger sister and Will's mother. Vera means well but she is a loud, controlling alcoholic who spoils Will and subtly despises Sasha. She appeared with Mr. Brown, Cora, and Will in the Meet the Browns feature film.
In one episode, Vera and Brown have an argument and Vera says, "I'm about to be an only child," which indicates that their brother LB does not exist in the television universe or may be a non-canonical reference, to the fact that Mr.
Brown has mentioned LB in the series. Tasha Smith as Tanya Ortiz: Joaquin and Brianna's biological mother, who only wants them back for money. She is either in denial or simply ignoring the fact that one of her former boyfriends molested Brianna.
She serves as a major antagonist to the series during her first few appearances, but during her later appearances, she becomes less of an antagonist when she improves on being a better mother to Joaquin and Brianna and helps Cora with some of the household chores when she spends a couple of nights there. She also tries hitting on Will, while he and Sasha go through some marriage issues.
After Brianna gave her a makeover for her date, she has not been seen or mentioned since. Lisa Arrindell Anderson as Karen: The Colonel's pushy daughter. She was estranged from her father when she put him in a nursing home after the death of her mother. The two eventually reconciled.
Ciara Wilson as Simone Taylor: Brianna's dimwitted, somewhat childish best friend who became pregnant.
She is similar to Mr. Courtney Gray as Jamal: Brianna's male best friend. In one episode, Brianna noticed that he'd been eating very frequently. Later, the Browns caught him stealing food from them. He is confronted by Brianna at school and he reveals that his parents recently split up, he stayed with his mother, who lost their house, and they'd been living in their van without food, so he began stealing food. Bernard Jones as Milo: A detention-prone student at Cora's school.
Jones as Gordon Bob: Cora's ex-love interest from college and the principal at her school. He still has feelings for her but can't get her to leave Reggie for him. Smith as Reggie Brooks: Cora's off-and-on boyfriend, the school's football coach. He lives with his mother, Thelma. Laura Hayes as Mrs.Like My Daddy ft. Jamal Lyon - Season 2 Ep. 12 - EMPIRE
Reggie's sometimes overbearing, sometimes caring, mother. In "The Cheating Liver", it is revealed that she has a crush on Mr. Brown and so on. Njema Williams as "Benny": A local bum who is usually hustling with or against Brown.
Daisy is a former B-movie actress and "legend in her own mind"; she really misses her career. She has made a lot of money but she's frugal. Whenever someone tries to talk to her about money or anything else she doesn't want to discuss, she "goes into character" to avoid the conversation. She will often act like she believes she is in Manhattan or Los Angeles, etc.
She never married due to never finding anyone like her high school crush, but she has dated the best of them. In season 3, she moved to Palm Beach, Florida with her cousin Lorraine the late Rue McClanahan after she realized that she had Alzheimer's diseasebut she made a trip back to attend Edna and Colonel's Season 4 wedding. Antonio Jaramillo as Jesus Hernandez: Jesus is a handyman who worked at Brown Meadows to save up for law school; in Season 3, Brown fired him to save money.
When he comes back in Season 4 for Edna and Colonel's wedding, he claims that he has become a lawyer and is doing well. Arielle Vandenberg as London Sheraton: London is a very privileged celebrity who is famous for absolutely no reason. Although she has no clue about hard work, she has to do community service at Brown Meadows, due to having several DUIs. She may appear dim, but at times she shows almost startling intelligence. In Season 2, her family forces her to move after her probation, but she occasionally visits Brown Meadows, like for Edna and Colonel's Season 4 wedding.
When Tiana was called to the stand, Angelo started attacking her with accusations and made her break down in tears on the stand. Hakeem blamed her for having him fight for custody over Bella and telling Cookie about Cuba.
Tiana saw how stressed Hakeem was, but was fed up with his childish attitude. Tiana and Hakeem got back together a few episodes later, but Eddie said she can't have any distractions if she wants a successful career. Hakeem later proposes to Tiana but she told him what Eddie told her. They decided to continue their love affair behind Eddie's back. Hakeem briefly dates movie star Haven Quinn to make Tiana jealous. At the end of the season, Tiana reveals to Hakeem that she is pregnant with his child and he kisses her, telling her that they will figure it out and she was who he wanted all along.
She is touched by this and they reconcile with a hug. Later on, Tiana, Hakeem, Bella and Blake are getting ready to leave when Blake's father started shooting at them with a shotgun. They survived the incident and two years later, they are married and had a son named Prince Lyon.
India Spring ex-girlfriend India is Tiana's ex-girlfriend. Tiana turned out to be bisexual, keeping it a secret.
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While at a photo shoot, Rhonda posts a video of Tiana and India together. Hakeem sees this and ends his relationship with her, allowing the two to pursue a full-time relationship. Sometime later, Tiana and India broke up indefinitely. Gram They were together for a while but Gram later humiliated her by trash talking her relationship with Hakeem and calling her terrible in bed.
Tiana felt ashamed for ever dating someone with such a cruel person who would something that heinous.