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He lived in several neighborhoods while growing up (Bedford-Stuyvesant, East New York and East Flatbush ).
The two actors got together in Los Angeles at the L. Film Festival, joining fellow cast members Glenndon Chatman, Dennis Haysbert, Kyla Pratt, Alfre Woodard, and director Gina Prince-Bythewood. Epps, now 41, and Lathan, now 43, led the romantic drama as childhood sweethearts Quincy Mc Call and Monica Wright, respectively.
The two played next-door neighbors with hoop dreams and a rocky romantic relationship.
His parents divorced during his childhood and he was raised by his mother, Bonnie Maria Epps, an elementary school principal.
Eric Foreman on the Fox medical drama series House from 2004 to 2012.
"It just came naturally." Epps attended Fiorello H.
And for me, the major draw was that the girl got to have her cake and eat it too. With a lot of films, I can see why someone from a certain area might not want to check it out, but this one, with the love dynamic and the relationships among the family members, has a lot to offer.
Well, it really is about the girl, about Sanaa’s character Monica. I think it’s important, especially for black cinema, because we don’t get to see too often the father and son bonded beyond biological circumstances: this father raised his kid, living in the house with the mother. To me it’s not a surprise, it’s just a process of events.
#loveandbasketball 15th anniversary." In the 15 years since the New York City native played the WNBA star, she has continued her acting career on the big screen in movies like .
The star is also the father of three children and married singer Keisha Spivey in 2006.