Jordin Sparks To Star In New Freeform Comedy, 'Besties'

Former American Idol winner Jordin Sparks has been cast in a new Freeform comedy series that’s tentatively titled Besties.

Jordin will plays Becca, an overachiever from a conservative African-American family who learns through an online genetics test that her birth mother is actually white. The series will follow Becca as she connects with her half-sister Jesi and they figure out how to navigate their newfound relationship.

Jordin is the second American Idol alum to star on a current Freeform series. Katie Stevens, a top 10 finalist on Idol season nine, stars in the show The Bold Type.