Actress and singer who became known for playing Jazmine on Tyler Perry 's House of Payne . She released the Billboard Hot 100 song "Calling All the Monsters" and received the 2014 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance for her role in Disney's A.N.T. Farm . She plays Uma in Disney's Descendants 2 . In 2018, she began starring in The CW's Black Lightning .
At the age of seven, she was cast to play a role on the movie The Gospel after a music executive heard her sing.
She plays the lead character, Gabby Harrison, in the 2014 Disney TV movie How to Build a Better Boy .
She starred on the Disney Channel series A.N.T. Farm alongside Sierra McCormick .