ONE ON ONE: Morocco Omari

Actor Morocco Omari who stars in the hit American TV show "Empire" poses for a photo on January 10, 2019 at Kenyatta University. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU

What you need to know:

  • I was always a story teller and I could imitate people who came in and out of my life and doing school plays.
  • Being on that stage and getting paid for it; this was the feeling I felt on the football field or the adrenalin on the battle field. I decided that this was what I’m going to do.

More than two decades later, actor Morocco Omari is enjoying the discipline that the Marines taught him. HILARY KIMUYU talked to the "Empire" actor about his rough upbringing in Chicago, joy, and his heart break when explaining to his young daughter why he was arrested on a domestic battery charge

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