Imani A. Hakim (born August 12, 1993 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American child actress. She lives in Los Angeles, California, with her father and two brothers. She plays Tonya Rock in The CW`s hit comedy Everybody Hates Chris. Hakim is the youngest cast member. Before landing the role of "Tonya", Hakim appeared in stage productions of "Who Stole the Baby Jesus," "Cinderella" and "The Hobbit". At age seven, Hakim began studying acting at Cleveland`s historic Karamu House Theater. She has also studied at Alexander`s Workshop in Lakewood, California, and The Young Actor`s Space in Burbank, California. In her spare time, Imani Hakim enjoys music, African culture, reading, writing and martial arts. She is home-schooled.