Maryland teen nominated for 'When They See Us' Emmy

Posted at 1:40 AM, Jul 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-17 09:31:40-04

A Maryland teenager has been nominated for an Emmy award for his role in the hit Netflix series 'When They See Us.'

The show tells the story of the Central Park 5, the teenagers who were wrongfully convicted of a sexual assault in New York City in 1989.

17-year-old Asante Blackk plays Kevin Richardson.

He's been nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a TV, movie or limited series.

He's a student at Waldorf's North Point High School, according to his IMBD page.

'When They See Us' has gotten 10 prime-time Emmy nominations.

The Emmys are on September 14, 2019.