Still not getting the sisterhood bond she craves from the tennis team, Simone’s (Geffri Maya) interest in joining a sorority grows, but she runs into some roadblocks. Marcus (Cory Hardrict) tasks Damon (Peyton Alex Smith) and JR (Sylvester Powell) with hosting a potential top baseball recruit, but unexpected tension between the two messes up everything. Nate (Rhoyle Ivy King) puts a more inclusive spin on an annual Black History Month event that not everyone is thrilled about. Thea’s (Camille Hyde) desire to return to the court forces her to decide on the best course for her career. Meanwhile, Amara (Kelly Jenrette) and Marcus meet resistance when they try to speak their truths.
“All American: Homecoming” stars Geffri Maya as Simone Hicks, Peyton Alex Smith as Damon Sims, Kelly Jenrette as Amara Patterson, Cory Hardrict as Coach Marcus Turner, Sylvester Powell as JR, Camille Hyde as Thea Mays, Mitchell Edwards as Cam Watkins and Netta Walker as Keisha McCalla.
Keesha Sharp directed the episode written by Charia Rose & Megan McNamara (#206).
The CW : All American: Homecoming episode “Free Your Mind” (2.06) airing on Monday, November 21 at 09:00-10:00 PM.
In All American: Homecoming, a young adult sports drama set against the backdrop of the HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) experience at Bringston University, where Black excellence is a way of life. The series follows Simone, a young tennis hopeful from Beverly Hills who is trying to fight her way back to great after some time away from the court, and Damon, an elite baseball player from Chicago who is carrying the weight of the world on his shoulders.
ALL AMERICAN: HOMECOMING is from Warner Bros. Television and CBS Studios in association with Berlanti Productions, with executive producers Nkechi Okoro Carroll, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, David Madden and Robbie Rogers.