Imani Hakim is an American actress best known for her starring role as Tonya in the television sitcom Everybody Hates Chris, from 2005-2009.
After showing a natural interest in acting at age 7, Hakim began studying acting at Cleveland's historic Karamu House Theater.
At Karamu House, Hakim appeared in stage productions of Who Stole the Baby Jesus, Cinderella and The Hobbit.
She has also studied at Alexander's Workshop in Lakewood, CA, and The Young Actor's Space in Burbank, CA.
Aside from acting, Hakim enjoys music, African culture, reading, writing and martial arts. She lives in Cleveland, OH, with her father and two brothers.