Jasmine probably did this to carve a path for her daughter. Jasmine's close friends revealed that Jasmine was very protective of her daughter.As a mother, she might have seen that inclination in Imani to become an actress just like her. Jasmine didn't get involved with any other guy after her divorce. Jasmine declined any relationship 'offers' that came her way after her divorce because she didn't want young Imani to be affected by the person that she would date.Jasmine Guy reached the peak of her career in the late 1980s/early 1990s when she was one of the stars on the iconic comedy sitcom, A Different World (1987–1993) which chronicled love, life and higher learning at a fictional HBCU.Her role as Whitley Marion Gilbert–Wayne on The Cosby Show’s spin-off earned her four consecutive NAACP Image Awards from 1990 through 1993 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.After a year of getting married to her boyfriend Terrence Duckett, Jasmine gave birth to the couple’s first and only child, a daughter. From her early years, Jasmine exposed Imani to the media.The duo of the mother-daughter made several red carpet appearances.
Read Also: Tamala Jones Married, Husband, Net Worth, Body Measurements Jasmine Guy has been married once.But Terrence seemed to deflect from his fatherly duties towards his daughter Imani after a couple of years of divorce.In 2012, Guy revealed that Terrence Duckett owed Jasmine k for child support because he had stopped paying for their child since 2010.Guy’s father Reverend William Guy is an African-American.Born in 1928, he pastored the historic Friendship Baptist Church of Atlanta and taught college students philosophy and religion. Also an actress, Monica often stood in for Jasmine on the set of A Different World.