1. Romeo

2. John David Washington

‘Ballers’

3. Cory Hardrict

4. Damon Wayans Jr

5. Brandon T. Jackson

6. Tyler James Williams

7. Michael B. Jordan

Breakout roles: “Friday Night Lights” & ” Fruitvale Station”

8. Robbie Jones

Breakout roles: “One Tree Hill” and “Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor”

9. Pooch Hall

Breakout role: “The Game”

10. Chadwick Boseman

Breakout role: “42”

11. Nate Parker

Breakout role: “The Great Debaters” and “Red Tails”

12. Jay Ellis

Breakout role: “The Game”

13. Tristan Wilds

Breakout roles: “The Wire” and “90210”

14. Rotimi

‘Power’

15. Terrence J