Amirah Vann is an American actress, best known for playing Ernestine, the head house slave of the Macon plantation, in the TV series Underground. Vann is a native of Queens, New York. Her father is African American, Georgia, and her mother is Puerto Rican. She was educated at Far Rockaway High School, and has a bachelor's degree from Fordham University, followed by a Masters of Fine Arts degree from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Vann will be a recurring character in season 6 of Major Crimes as Special Agent Jazzma Fey.
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