I admittedly have a nostalgic perspective whenever I see Jada Pinkett Smith. I will forever remember her as the outspoken, pint-sized, militant co-ed on A Different World. But my, how far she has come, from kenté cloth on the college campus to couture on the red carpet. Here, the Smith clan matriarch discusses her role on the hit series Hawthorne as well as balancing family life at home with husband Will:

“We create together; we love on each other,” Pinkett Smith says of the man she still rocks out with to old-school hip-hop on satellite radio. “We raise our kids together. We are building something together.”

Read the entire interview here.

Images, Uptown Magazine.

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