American actor Michael Rainey Jr is being lauded on social media after he donated tablets to some kids in Jamaica.

Rainey Jr, best known for his role as Tariq St. Patrick on the Starz series Power, a role he reprised in the spin-off series Power Book II: Ghost.

The actor made the donations when he attended a Christmas treated hosted by veteran Dancehall artiste Mr Lexx in Mountain View, East Kingston.

“Keeping a little treat for the kids in my community and my boy Michael Rainy jr (Tariq) from the tv series power dropped in and gave away a couple tablets. How cool is that!!!??? @michaelraineyjr,” Mr Lexx captioned a photo they took at the event.

“Glad to come out to support!!!,” Mr Lexx responded.