Amber Stevens West is opinionated and aware as Maxine on NBC's The Carmichael Show--and she's often the voice of reason. The beauty has been doing her thing for years, breaking through with roles on 90210 and in the blockbuster comedy 22 Jump Street. But these days the 30-year-old actress is Jerrod Carmichael's idealistic girlfriend on NBC's Wednesday night hit.

West is a Renaissance woman on the move. When she's not acting on various Hollywood sets, the starlet is blogging about LA's best and worst food joints - and what she orders when she's there.

Outside of her on-screen obligations, West is complete California girl and she's not afraid to show it.

The actress has a style all her own. Check out her looks!

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