In 2001, Ja'net won another Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance playing Mrs. Avery on The PJs: Let's Get Ready To Rumba.
In 1999, Ja'net won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance playing Mrs. Avery on The PJs.
Ja'Net and Jeff Barry composed and sang Movin' On Up, the theme song for the TV series, The Jeffersons. The series premiere episode was made part of The Paley Center for Media (formerly Museum for Television & Radio) collection in honor of the two composers in 1994.
Ja'Net was the first African American woman to have a regular role in a serial; she appeared in Love of Life for two years.
Ja'Net received a 1970 Peabody Award for the 1969 CBS movie J.T. in which she played a struggling single mother living in Harlem. The movie was recognized for excellence in writing and children's programming.
Ja'Net is the co-founder of the Pan African Film and Arts Festival. She is the current first Vice President of the organization.
Ja'Net was inducted into the international Zeta Phi Beta Sorority as an honorary member in 1994. Zeti Phi Beta is one of nine historically black Greek lettered social and charitable service organizations.