Khanya Mkhize is a South African-born American actress best known for her recurring television roles as Arnaz's love interest Ginger in One on One (2002-2003) and as Ta'Wanda in Lincoln Heights, in 2007.
She began her career as a child actress in August Wilson's The Piano Lesson on Broadway. Months into the run she landed a role next to Halle Berry and Eddie Murphy in Boomerang, as the sassy little girl in the art school.
Since making the move from Philadelphia to Los Angeles she's appeared on numerous television shows including Boston Public, The Shield, Brothers & Sisters, Monk, Everybody Hates Chris and Touch, among others.
Throughout her career she's worked with Emmy award winner S. Epatha Merkeson, Samuel L. Jackson, Calista Flockhart, Charles S. Dutton, Forrest Whitaker and Loretta Devine.
Khanya is also a voice over actress and has been featured in many films including On The Road (post production), For Colored Girls, The Soloist, Why Did I get Married Too, Invictus, Happy Feet, The Incredible Hulk, Idlewild, Talk to Me and many others.
Khanya is a graduate of New York University's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts (Atlantic Theatre Company), a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, and currently teaches Acting Technique at the Young Actor's Studio in Los Angeles.