Congratulations are in order for rising star Madalen Mills.
For, the 12-year-old took home the prestigious honor of Outstanding Breakthrough Performance in a Motion Picture for her role in ‘Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey’ at the 2021 NAACP Image Awards.
Mills shone in the Netflix holiday film alongside the likes of Forest Whittaker and Phylicia Rashad, the latter of whom also was awarded for her efforts.
That Grape Juice‘s Shar Jossell caught up with the actress, who fondly reminisced about her time on the set of the film, her big win, and more.
The televised edition of the 52nd NAACP Image Awards air LIVE tonight on BET at 8/7c
The show will simulcast across ViacomCBS Networks including CBS, BET Her, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV, MTV2, Paramount, Pop, Smithsonian, TV Land, VH1, BET PLUTO, and CMT.