CONSTANCE EJUMA: CAMEROON’S BLACK PANTHER WARRIOR

In the world of theatre, she crafted a one woman show titled “Ghost Town” about the Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon...
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Constance Ejuma is an American award -winning actress and Producer who is known for her versatile performances across film, television, and theatre. Born in Cameroon and raised in Washington DC. She began acting in her teens and she later on continued in her acting career by studying Theatre at the University of Toronto. Later on, she attended Leicester University in England where she earned a master’s degree in Mass Communication.

Ejuma has appeared in numerous films, showcasing her talent and range as an actress. One of her notable roles was in the critically acclaimed drama « Ben & Ara » (2015), where she played the lead character, Ara. The film explores the complexities of interfaith relationships and received praise for its thought-provoking narrative. Due to this movie, she received an AMAA Award (mostly referred to as the African Oscar). In addition to her film work, her television credits include a repeated role on TNT’s Proof as well as guest star roles on Scorpion, Monk and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders. Her other guest star roles were on Seal Team and The Good Doctor, both for which she had the privilege of playing a proud Cameroonian woman. She has produced and starred in several short films and web series including « The German King« , « Yemi’s Dilemma » and « Con$equences ». She also had a role in Marvel’s Black Panther as a Dora Milaje (warrior) for which she received a SAG (Screen Actors Guild) Award. This led to her being cast as an African Warrior Queen in the Jennifer Lopez music video for the hit single El Anillo.  The next music project she was featured in was Beyonce’s Black is King. Her performances on these shows have demonstrated her ability to bring depth and authenticity to her characters.

In the world of theatre, she crafted a one woman show titled “Ghost Town” about the Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon.  It premiered at the 2019 Hollywood Fringe Festival.

Ejuma’s talent extends beyond the screen as she has also made a name for herself in the theatre world.  Her stage work has garnered praise for her ability to captivate audiences with her powerful performances.

Beyond her acting career in the corporate world, Constance is the Vice President of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) at Penske Media Corporation.

With her impressive body of work and dedication to promoting diversity, Constance Ejuma continues to make a mark in the American entertainment industry making her country proud of her. Her talent, versatility, and commitment to her craft make her an actress to watch out for in the future.

Delia Nyadi

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