Porsha Taylor
Porsha Taylor (Ta'Rhonda Jones) - Empire Season 3 Official Cast Photo
General Information
Gender: Female
Resides in: New York
Hair Color: Black
Occupation(s): Assistant to Cookie Lyon
Aliases: Donkey Kong (by Lucious)
Cookie Lyon
Family and Friends
Family: Unnamed grandmother
Friends: Becky Williams
Pet(s): Whoopty Whoo
Employer: Cookie Lyon
Enemies: Anika Calhoun
Additional Information
Weaknesses: Secrets
Empire Chronology
First Appearance: The Outspoken King
Portrayer: Ta'Rhonda Jones

Porsha Taylor is a recurring to main character in the FOX series, Empire. She is Cookie Lyon's assistant. She first appears in The Outspoken King. Porsha is portrayed by actress Ta'Rhonda Jones.




  • She was on probation for shoplifting in 2014, a year prior to being hired by Cookie.
  • She jumped a subway turnstile sometime in 2015; when ticketed, she gave her name as Cookie Lyon.