She is constantly kidded about it in the first two seasons. was delivered by the character of Jesse and Mark is chosen to be his godfather.
It was revealed in season 1 that she was considering changing her speciality. Later in the series, she adopts another boy, named Deon, from his abusive parents.
Rowell added that she spent 18 years in foster care and one of her foster mothers was also Jamaican.
As such, she feels a special closeness to the island.
because of her public remarks on diversity in soaps.