Jake

Played by Michael Epps

Jake

Jake is Kevin's good friend, and he, Kevin and Papa are pretty much inseparable. But Jake's older brother is a leader in a local gang, and Jake is at risk of falling under his influence. 

Jake is Kevin's good friend, and he, Kevin and Papa are pretty much inseparable. But Jake's older brother is a leader in a local gang, and Jake is at risk of falling under his influence. 

Michael Epps

Michael Epps is a born-and-raised Chicago native. He began pursuing his dreams of becoming an actor at the age of nine.  His first big break as an actor came from his current role of Jake on THE CHI. Epps can also be seen in the upcoming indie film WOKE as Otis, as well as the upcoming film STATUE MAKER.  He continues building his acting resume while still exploring other passions, including basketball and dancing. 

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