The Fosters – Lena Adams is a warm, beautiful woman, she is Stef’s lesbian partner and the “other mother” of their three children, two of which have been adopted from the foster system. The vice principal of a local charter school, Lena is an altruistic activist who would love to save all the unloved kids in the world, and give them the support every kid deserves.
Portrayed by Sherri Saum.
While in school, Sherri Saum landed her first lead role on Aaron Spelling’s serial, Sunset Beach, for which she earned a Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Younger Actress. Continuing on her acting career, Sherri has starred in Beggars and Choosers, Revenge, Law & Order: Trial By Jury, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Army Wives, CSI: NY and Charmed. Sherri currently splits her time between New York and Los Angeles with her husband, and enjoys travelling and volunteering.