Nigerian American actress, Yvonne Orji is a part of entertainers honoured at the 2017 #New28.

The actress was recognized alongside 28 influencers who are bold, brave, and brilliant in their approach at changing the world through their art.

Other honourees were Aja Naomi King, Chance The Rapper and Lil Mama.

Yvonne Orji is also the creator of First Gen and was nominated for an NAACP Award for her role in the hit HBO series, Insecure.