Taraji P. Henson // Feb. 16th 2009 JET Magazine

Who knew that Yvette from Baby Boy would eventually blow up and move on to better things? Mainly, an Oscar nomination! It’s good to know that the mainstream entertainment industry is finally giving the sistas some love. The beautiful and talented Taraji P. Henson is featured on the February 16th issue of JET Magazine, which hits stores next Monday, February 9th 2009. The Oscar-nominated actress tells how she manages single motherhood and Hollywood career.

First-time Oscar-nominee Taraji P. Henson has taken center stage on the cover of this Feb. 16 Jet magazine issue Jet magazine. In her top hat and sassy stance, Henson strikes a pose in high- style for an exclusive photo cover shoot. After mMaking her way from starring in Hustle & and Flow to being nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, the talented actress sat down with Jet magazine to reveal the secret behind sustaining her most important role as a single mom to her 14-year-old son, Marcell.

“It can be challenging at times, but everything always works out for the good,” Henson says about juggling motherhood and her Hollywood career. “We take it in stride because I never let what I do get bigger than life. I just try to keep it really real and grounded around here.” (p. 26)