On 24th of October 2010, Jurnee got married to love of her life Josiah Bell. Josiah Bell is a talented musician from United States. Before they tied their married knot, they also had romantic love affairs with each other for several months. Both of her parents have diverse ethnicity. Her nationality is American.
Jurnee has been active in acting since her young age. She was less than five when she starred the role of Alison Chase in the TV show Sunday in Paris. In 1992, she was seen playing the role of Laquita in an American sitcom Out All Night. In the early 1990s, she appeared in the TV series like Full House, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, Martin and so on. She made her feature film debut by starring the role of Phoebe in an American comedy-drama film Jack. She got her rise in fame in 1997 after she portrayed the role of Eve Batiste in an American drama movie Eve's Bayou. She has also starred in the movies like Roll Bounce, Beautiful Joe, The Great Debaters and so on. She is also critically acclaimed for her role of Jordee Jerrico in On Our Own, Sheyann Webb in Selma, Lord, Selma and Jess Merriweather in Friday Night Lights. Besides being known for being an actress, she is also famous for being a HIV/AIDS activist. She has involved in HIV/AIDS causes since she was aged 11. She decided to dedicate her life in AIDS awareness after one of her cast member died of AIDS when she was seven years old. Her net worth is $2 million dollars.