On My Block

Samantha Martinez, Digital Journalist

A coming-of-age comedy about four bright, street-savvy friends navigating their way through high school in the gritty inner city of South Central Los Angeles. The first season aired on Netflix March 16, 2018 consisting of ten episodes. Consisting of young black and Latino actors in what is many of their first major roles, the series stars Sierra Capri, Jason Genao, Brett Gray, Diego Tinoco, Ronni Hawk. The series’s diverse cast, storylines, and performances were praised by critics.
The main characters:
 Monse Finnie played by Sierra Capri
  Ruby Martinez played by Jason Genao
 Jamal Turner played by Brett Gray
 Cesar Diaz played by Diego Tinoco
 Olivia played by Ronni Hawk