Ta’Rhonda Jones talks Empire, Firsts & Fashion!

We caught up with actress Ta’Rhonda Jones at the fabulous GBK Style Lounge. Ta’Rhonda is already blowing up with her first project ever as Porsha Taylor who is Cookie Lyon’s (Taraji P. Henson) assistant on Fox’s Empire.

EMPIRE: Cookie (Taraji P. Henson, L) and Porsha (Ta'Rhonda Jones, R) in action!

EMPIRE: Cookie (Taraji P. Henson, L) and Porsha (Ta’Rhonda Jones, R) in action!

Check out our full interview with the rising star!

Ta’Rhonda Talks Fashion & Beauty

Ta’Rhonda labels her style as “preppy meets rebel” and explains how she enjoys wearing capes and trench coats because she jokingly considers herself a superhero and mermaid.  Her nails look great with purple and bedazzled pink tips.  She toned her hair down from the show with an all black sleek look.

Ta’Rhonda’s Advice to Women: Lie & Steal

Ta’Rhonda’s been surrounded by strong women like her hard working grandmother who works full-time for a nursing home.  The inspiring woman on the rises advice to other women out there is lie and steal. Ta’Rhonda says, “lie down your own rules and steal every opportunity that comes your way.”

Ta’Rhonda’s Firsts

Her first role ever has led to a lot of “firsts” in her life, like her first time leaving Chicago and first time driving. “It’s all just a 360 turn for me.”

Empire returns to FOX on March 30th. If you haven’t been keeping up with the show, you definitely want to catch up on all the drama and action! Full episodes are available online!