She also appeared in Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Joyful Noise and Rags.
Actress who played the lead role in the 2006 film Akeelah and the Bee.
In her personal life, Palmer is apparently still single, although having dated Rodney King and Quincy Brown in the past. Young Stars Award (2014, 2010), NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture, Black Movie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (2006), Chicago Film Critics Association Awards - Most Promising Performer (2006)There's not always going to be something out there for you, especially not a positive role, so once you get up there and start being well known, you can't just think projects will come to you. It was so terrible that I told him my curfew was a lot earlier than it really was.
You have to start doing your own projects because if you don't, you'll miss out, and eventually your fame will be over. People that want to be in the tabloids will get into the tabloids. My personality is not an introvert, but that's how I am as far as going out to parties. The music industry is something that I'm still trying to understand. I was bullied a lot as a kid in school from kindergarten up to third grade.
Anything that controls my state of mind I never really want to do because I always want to be under control. I never want to do something that stops me from being in control of who I am and my actions. Anytime a young black person's doing good, that's motivation for everybody else. It can be hard sometimes, and to turn it around like that, that's true faith. You have to live your own life and do your own thing. I'd hate to have accolades and all that and not really be happy with who I was.