Yaya DaCosta Gives Us the Scoop on ‘Chicago Med’

Yaya DaCosta first stepped onto the scene in 2004 as a contestant on America’s Next Top Model.

The fan-favorite climbed to the No. 2 spot of cycle 3, easily becoming one of the most recognizable faces from the series long after the competition ended.

All My Children, Ugly BettyLee Daniels’ The Butler and Whitney are just a few of the television shows and flicks listed on her résumé. Now, the Harlem bred-star is adding yet another – Chicago Med.

Landing the role of Nurse April is a milestone for the actress. The gig is her first as a leading lady on a sitcom, and she’s thrilled.

Check out what the 32-year-old had to say about her latest win below, and catch her in action when Chicago Med premieres Nov. 17 at 9 p.m. est on NBC.