You From Brooklyn Cast, Characters and More

A guide for the series “You From Brooklyn?” Noted are cast members, information about their character(s), and details about the series throughout its run.


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A guide for the series “You From Brooklyn?” Noted are cast members, information about their character(s), and details about the series throughout its run.


Please Note: This content contains pertinent spoilers, descriptions are updated as new information is presented, images changed as better ones are captured, and this is not an exhaustive list of every cast member, guest star, or reoccurring role.

General Information

Network(s) YouTube
Created or Developed By Karl Lunsford
First Aired 1/20/2020

Groups & Organizations

  • American Food Bank (1.4): Where Josiah works

Josiah (Malak Lundsford)

Josiah (Malak Lundsford) stalking Mercedes
Josiah (Malak Lundsford)

Single, without children, and employed, when he sees Mercedes, it seems like good timing. For while his job at the grocery store means he often gets to see cute girls, she is above the rest. So he decides to pursue her, though some may say stalk her.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In Pilot
  • What’s Your Sign (1.5): He’s a Scorpio

Quotes & Gifs


Mercedes (Alexa Leighton)

Mercedes (Alexa Leighton) smiling at Josiah
Mercedes (Alexa Leighton)

A babysitter on hard times when we meet her, Mercedes just got out of a toxic relationship with Saquon and is a bit hesitant to jump in one with Josiah. But, with him making an effort to not seem like the rest, she gives him a chance.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In Pilot
  • Job (1.5): Was a babysitter but now works security

Quotes & Gifs


Saquon (Karl Lunsford)

Saquon (Karl Lunsford) in the grocery store
Saquon (Karl Lunsford)

Mercedes’ ex who is touted as a trifling ass negro.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In Pilot

Quotes & Gifs


Nakea (Nicolette Ellis)

Nakea (Nicolette Ellis) talking to Josiah
Nakea (Nicolette Ellis)

When we’re introduced, she is just a girl shopping for groceries. However, as Josiah wonders what’s up with Mercedes, Nakea seems like a good alternative. Even if she is a bit aggressive.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In Episode 4 “Love?”
  • Where You From (1.4): She is from the DMV

Quotes & Gifs


Kiana (Yvette “Yaya” Williams)

Kiana (Yvette 'Yaya' Williams) trying to get Mercedes to lighten up
Kiana (Yvette ‘Yaya’ Williams)

Mercedes’ best friend who is more in favor of Mercedes being with Saquon rather than Josiah.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In Episode 5

Quotes & Gifs



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