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Meet Oprah’s adorable young “Henrietta Lacks” co-star

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Jaylon Gordon appears as the grandson of Oprah Winfrey's character in Atlanta-filmed "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks." Family photo, provided to the AJC and used with permission.

Jaylon Gordon plays Oprah Winfrey’s grandson in the HBO adaptation of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.” The television movie filmed largely in metro Atlanta and debuts at 8 p.m. Saturday.

“It was an amazing opportunity,” he said. “She’s nice, she’s humble. She just has a heart of gold.”

Jaylon’s brother Johnnie, also an actor, has been seen in projects including “A Christmas Blessing.”

We got a moment with these two talented guys the other day. Check it out!


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