Maya Scott is Shawn Scott’s daughter. She was born when her father was about 15 years old, her mother left them shortly after her birth, and her father became a teenager and single father.
When she is about 2 years old her father decides to leave Crenshaw and the gang on the advice of Coop and Spencer. But he was murdered on the orders of Tyrone Morris. Subsequently, Maya’s grandmother, Ruth, murders Tyrone who was also responsible for the death of Brandon, Maya’s uncle.