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Donnie's new to Walford, and he isn't here to make friends.

What's his story?

Donnie’s had to make it on his own, Mum gone, Dad inside, he’s spent a lot of his childhood in care. Donnie is a boy of few words, but don’t get on the wrong side of him, he’s got a temper.

Whatever happens, whatever I do, trust me.

All he wants is to get out of the system and look after his little sister, Riley. But when he meets Ava, something inside him changes; suddenly Riley isn’t the only one he wants to care for.

Relationship status:

I’m single. But that’s by choice. Girls ain’t really my focus right now. Well, none except my little sister.

Most likely to say:

I dunno. I don’t keep a record. So probably ‘I dunno,’ innit?

London view:

What they say is we’re all hoodies in East London – with violent tempers and dodgy walks. I try to stay away from that.

I like:

Music. I like old-school stuff. Tupac, Ice Cube and that. Grime and rap and football’s cool.

I don’t like:

I’m pretty much cool with anything. I don’t like books… reading’s just boring, innit? Why read something when I can watch it on the TV or listen to it? I don’t like reality shows as well, a camera in your face all the time – allow dat.

When things go bad:

Depends innit. If I have to take control, I can keep my cool and handle it. But sometimes I blow my top. I’ve been in some pretty tight situations, so I’ve taught myself to be resourceful.

The world would be a better place if:

I got out of care. MY world would be a better place, anyway. The world’s a big place.

Where I see myself in 10 years:

I dunno… alive? Baby-steps, innit. But that’s actually got me thinking… what will I be doing when I’m 27? Who knows.

Played by Samuell Benta