1989 Brooks Griffin
Milken Scholar 1989
Scholar Profile

Sylvia Brooks-Griffin

Performing Arts


Sylvia is a thriving working actor based in Los Angeles, CA. She has Co-Starred and Guest Starred on many TV shows including "Young Sheldon", "All American", "Animal Kingdom" and "S.W.A.T.". Most recently she appears in a recurring role on Amazon's "Bosch Legacy" and as a recurring Guest Star in a J.J. Abrams project for HBO Max.

She is the parent of 2 exceptional young adults and has a vast experience navigating the Special Needs and Special Abilities education systems. She is a trustee on the Boards of the North Los Angeles County Regional Center (NLACRC) and the Multicultural Learning Center (MLC).

Although born and raised on the East Coast (NYC), Sylvia calls California home where she lives with her husband of 21 years and her young adult offspring.

Sylvia believes you can have it all, just not all at the same time.

Sylvia attended Georgetown University as a Physics/Engineering major but graduated as a Psychology and Fine Arts major.

High school:  A. Philip Randolph Campus High School


College Year Degree
Georgetown University
Washington, DC
1993 B.A. Psychology