Multiracial Family Man Podcast #24: Garcelle Beauvais, Guest

On Episode 24 of The Multiracial Family Man Podcast, host Alex Barnett (the White, Jewish husband of a Black woman who converted to Judaism and the father of a 3 year-old, Biracial son) is joined by guest,Garcelle Beauvais, model, actress, mom to multiracial kids, and author of the multiracial children’s book series “I Am . . .” (

Listeners know Garcelle from her roles on the Jamie Foxx Show, NYPD Blue, Franklin & Bash and in the movies American Gun, with Forrest Whitaker, Marcia Gay Harden and Donald Sutherland; Women in Trouble with Simon Baker and Josh Brolin; Barbershop 2: Back in Business, with Queen Latifah; and Bad Company, opposite Chris Rock and Anthony Hopkins. Garcelle also shot the short film Eyes to See, which focuses on the Haiti earthquake, inspired by the writer/director’s personal involvement with the Haitian relief effort right after tragedy.

Outside of her acting work, Garcelle (a mother to 3 sons, including a set of twin multiracial sons), along with co-author Sebastian A. Jones, has penned the I Am . . . children’s book series, including the first book, I Am Mixed, which features a set of fraternal multiracial twins (Jay and Nia).

Garcelle supports the Step Up Women’s Network, a national non-profit that empowers women and girls to be strong and reach their full potential. She is also active with March of Dimes, Children Uniting Nations, and Yele Haiti Foundation.

For more on host, Alex Barnett, please check out his website: or visit him on Facebook ( or on Twitter at @barnettcomic.



Garcelle Beauvais and her co-author, Sebastian Jones, holding their book "I Am Mixed"

Garcelle Beauvais and her co-author, Sebastian Jones, holding their book “I Am Mixed”

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