Amara Patterson is a character featured in "All American: Homecoming". A successful journalist-turned-journalism professor, Amara is Simone’s aunt and the most popular professor on campus. She welcomes her niece’s crew as family. Amara is unapologetic in her desire to report the truth, which puts her at odds with the administration. But when they appear to come after her personally for blowing the whistle on their former baseball scandal, she stumbles upon a new story that could change Bringston University forever. She is portrayed by Kelly Jenrette.