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Coco Jones Shares Why Her Rise to Fame Has Been ‘Humbling’ at 2023 BET Awards (Exclusive)

She’s a winner! Coco Jones is this year’s Best New Artist at the BET Awards, but her journey to the title was anything but smooth.

Coco Jones says fame is ‘humbling’

ET spoke with the Bel-Air star on the red carpet of Sunday night’s festivities where she opened up about her rise to fame after kicking off her career on the Disney Channel. The 25-year-old made her breakthrough as a teen actress in the Disney Channel film Let It Shine, and although the film was a hit, the star’s career didn’t have the rise that she’d hoped for.

Coco Jones is the daughter of NFL defensive linesman Mike Jones and shot to fame on the Disney Channel. Read on

Coco Jones says fame is “humbling”. The ‘Bel Air’ star – who won Best New Artist at the BET Awards on Sunday night (25.06.23) – reflected on still feeling “just a regular girl” and explained how to stay grounded and grounded in her roots How important is it to remember.

The 25-year-old singer told Entertainment Tonight: “It’s honestly humbling, and I hope I always stay this humble because I really feel like a regular girl from the middle of Tennessee who worked hard for her dreams.” I fought, and I will always fight for my dreams. And I’ll fight for the next girl so it’s not so hard. It’s not easy, but it’s worth it; I wouldn’t be able to appreciate and really savor these moments if I didn’t remember that I just tried to sneak in, you know?”

Coco Jones — who is the daughter of NFL defensive lineman Mike Jones and found fame on Disney Channel before branching out into other areas of television and singing — describes her career as “successful” for herself, alongside her mother Javonda and her sister Aja. told. She came on stage to sing ‘ICU’ at the award ceremony.

She said: “It really is a success for all of us. It’s [my sister] watching me perform for the first time since I was 17… I hope I win something for her.”

When the ‘What I Didn’t Tell You’ star rang his bell, he reflected on his “long journey” to the top and thanked God.

Coco said: “I’m so happy – oh, thank you, Jesus. It’s been a long journey. Thank you God for hanging out with me the whole time. Thank you to my culture that stood by me, grew up together, It’s been a very long journey, thank you to my team, thank you for taking a chance on me.

“I want to thank God, give all the glory to him. I am very grateful, so thank you very much. Thank you thank you thank you.”

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