2024 NAACP Image Awards: Quinta Brunson Wins 'Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series' at 55th NAACP Image Awards

The Philadelphia native is a lead actress in "Abbot Elementary" which is one of the most beloved sitcoms on television.

Without question, Quinta Brunson is one of the most brilliant comedic minds in the entertainment industry.

For her lead role as the loveable educator Janine Teagues in the comedy “Abbot Elementary,” the acclaimed actor and writer took home the Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series award at the 55th NAACP Image Awards ceremony, held Saturday night, March 16 in Los Angeles.

Currently in its third season, “Abbot Elementary” is beloved by critics and fans alike for its vivid depiction of the everyday ups and downs of a fictitious elementary based in Brunson’s hometown of Philadelphia.

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In her acceptance speech, Brunson thanked the cast and crew of “Abbot Elementary” and all the fans who tune in weekly for big laughs.

“I lost both my earrings. so if anybody sees my earrings they’re just little dangly things that cost a lot of money. So if you guys see them..,” Brunson said as the crowd laughed in response.

“It's such an honor. I love coming to the ceremony and getting to see all of my friends and all the people that I don't get to see on a daily basis while we're working. I’m just extremely honored yet again,” she continued.

“I'm very proud of the work I get to do an ‘Abbott’ and I'm very proud of my cast. Let me also say thank you to the NAACP for awarding ‘Abbott’ Best Comedy. We really appreciate it,” she added.

Brunson has risen from a social media star from her series “Girl Who Has Never Been on a Nice Date” to be one of the most acclaimed writers in comedy.

Brunson’s talent knows no bounds and she will continue to make an undeniable imprint in the world of comedy. 

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