Jerrika Hinton played Stephanie Edwards from season nine to season thirteen of Grey's Anatomy.


Hinton was born and raised in Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas. She is the daughter of Avaleon Hinton and Cynthia Hinton, a retired government worker. In Spring 2002 she graduated with honors from Southern Methodist University's Meadows School of the Arts with a BFA in Liberal Arts, where she studied theatre, directing, and playwriting.



  • Light in Dark Places (short) (????)
  • Odious (2017)
  • Toast (2016)
  • Just Anoher Dance with My Father (short) (2015)
  • Teacher of the Year (2014)
  • The Strangely Normal (short) (2012)
  • A Christmas Kiss (2011)
  • The Roommate (2011)
  • Broken Angel (2008)
  • Eight Days a Week (2007)
  • Rain (2006)
  • Foreign Soil (2005)


  • Here and Now (2018)
  • Flip the Script (mini-series) (2017)
  • Grey's Anatomy (2012-2017)
  • Send Me: An Original Web Series (2016)
  • The Book Club (2012)
  • Scandal (2012)
  • Consequences (2011)
  • Bones (2011)
  • Mad Love (2011)
  • Terriers (2010)
  • Better with You (2010)
  • Lie to Me (2010)
  • Gossip Girl (2009)
  • Ghost Whisperer (2008)
  • Zoey 101 (2007)
  • Everybody Hates Chris (2006)
  • Gilmore Girls (2006)

Notes and TriviaEdit

  • She was an avid Buffy the Vampire Slayer fan and continues to rewatch it from time to time.
  • Jerrika watches all of the TGIT shows.
  • She is fascinated by surgery and posted a video of her own eye surgery on her Facebook.
  • She records all of Edwards' major surgeries and cases in a notebook she carries around set.
  • Out of all the past storylines, she would have loved to be part of the bomb patient or the plane crash storyline.
  • Her cousin had sickle-cell disease and was the inspiration for Stephanie's childhood illness.
  • Her stunt double was Alex Marshall-Brown.

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