Michael B. Jordan Quotes.
I love Newark, but it was easy to get caught up in the wrong situation. You know, when you come from very humble beginnings, you always have that fear that everything could go away at any moment.
I like the old ’90s music.
That’s one of the fun parts of becoming an actor: You can become whoever you want to be.
I wanted to start creating opportunities for actors out there that weren’t so cut-and-dried… My ultimate goal with Outlier is to give these young creatives and young creative hustlers the opportunity to leave their fingerprint on the world.
Acting I’ll do forever, but I want to produce and stuff as well.
For me, I really enjoy telling stories and helping the younger generation, young actors to have the same opportunity I did.
Sometimes you gotta go with your first instinct. You gotta go with your gut. That’s kind of how I live my life, you gotta go with your gut.
I think history repeats itself. There’s a constant conversation between the oppressed and the oppressor. No matter what your field is, whether it’s gender equality, the Time’s Up movement, or diversity casting, it’s always going to be a back-and-forth battle.
It may not happen in my lifetime, but if I can play a part in moving things along, then I feel I’ve done a good job.
I love sports. I’ve played basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, track and field growing up.
Honestly, I want to do films. I want to make that move from actor to producer, like Will Smith.
I’m an athlete; I’ve got an ego when stunt doubles have to come in. Not an ego like that, but when it comes to physical stuff, if I didn’t have to have a stunt double, I would always probably do it myself unless the producers were jumping in and stopping me.
I want to leave something behind. A blueprint. A work ethic. Something that my great-grandkids and their kids and their kids can see: This is where it started. Lineage. Intergenerational wealth. Things that are here forever. All that.
Don’t pretend to know everything. I’ve been blessed to work with a lot of veteran actors, and I soak up lessons from them like a sponge.
Just us as people, we’re different around different people and in different environments.
I was born in Orange County – in Santa Ana. My dad is from California. I was raised on the East Coast. My first two years were in California, but I claim East Coast. I’m sorry, I don’t rep California.
I come from North New Jersey, where nothing’s promised.