Thomas Q. Jones says ‘acting became therapy’ after NFL career

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The former NFL star who transitioned into acting has become a fan fave on the hot Starz show, ‘P-Valley’

Former NFL All-Pro running back Thomas Q. Jones has brought his considerable talents to Starz’s hot new show, P-Valley.

Jones plays the mysterious Mane, a fan favorite on the drama series created by Katori Hall. P-Valley centers on the cast of characters at The Pynk, the hottest club in the Mississippi Delta. 

Read More: ‘P-Valley’ showrunner Katori Hall dishes on season 1, diversity of the Black experience

Since its arrival on Starz in July P-Valley quickly received critical acclaim and a loyal following across social media. Jones tells theGrio that a second season was ordered while Season 1 was still airing. 

“I’m just very happy to be a part of this cast. It’s an incredible cast. Everyone is doing their thing. It’s almost like they were made for their roles. The beautiful thing about it is it’s not only the storylines are compelling, but the performances,” Jones says. “I mean, everybody’s bringing it every scene. The writing, the story, the characters, the arcs, I mean, honestly, it’s one of the best shows that I’ve ever been a part of. I’m super excited to be…


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