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Mekia Cox
Mekia Cox in ABC's The Rookie

Mekia Cox returns to the third season of The Rookie.

Mekia Cox, a 1999 Donna Reed Scholarship finalist in Musical Theatre, returns to season 4 of The Rookie in the role of Nyla Harper, a police detective who worked undercover and has been assigned to the Mid-Wilshire Division as a training officer.


Cox is also known for her roles on Chicago Med (Robin Charles), Once Upon a Time (Sabine/Princess Tiana), Secrets and Lies (Amanda Warner), Impastor (Jasmine), and 90210 (Sasha), among others.


The Rookie, Season 4 is set to premiere on September 26, 2021, at 10 pm ET on ABC.