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Skai Jackson            

Actress Best Known as Zuri Ross in Disney Channel's "Jessie" & "Bunk'd"

Skai Jackson is an actress. She is best known for her role as Zuri Ross in the Disney Channel sitcoms Jessie and Bunk'd. She began her career as a child model appearing in numerous national commercials, including for Band-Aid bandages.

She got her acting start with a major role in the independent film Liberty Kid, followed by an episode of Rescue Me and the film The Rebound. In 2009, she was cast member of the Nickelodeon pre-school animated series Bubble Guppies playing role of Little Fish. From 2010 to 2011, she guest-starred in the television series Team Umizoomi, Royal Pains and Boardwalk Empire. She also had small roles in the 2011 films Arthur and The Smurfs.

In 2011, she was cast as Zuri Ross in the Disney Channel sitcom Jessie. In 2014, she guest-starred in an episode of Disney Channel's animated series Ultimate Spider-Man. Jackson stars in Disney Channel series Bunk'd, a spin-off of Jessie, where she reprises her role of Zuri Ross.

In 2019, Jackson was cast in the music video for Panini, a song by Lil Nas X. The video gained worldwide popularity. The same year, Jackson released her book entitled Reach for the Skai: How to Inspire, Empower, and Clapback.

Jackson is currently competing on season 29 of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."


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Disney star Skai Jackson breaks down how 'Dancing With the Stars' is handling production during the coronavirus pandemic.
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