When people meet me in person, they're usually surprised at how petite I am because there's just [an] idea that because I'm black I just look a certain way.
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You can do anything you want, even if you are being told negative things.stay strong and find motivation.
The best piece of advice that I remember probably on a daily basis is to accept everything about me that is different. That is what makes me special.
You can dream big and it doesn't matter what you look like, where you come from.
The path to your success is not as fixed and inflexible as you think.
You're always working to improve, and you're always being critiqued on your next performance. It's not about what you've done. There's always room to grow.
I just try to approach every opportunity on stage, as if it's my first time and my last time.
There are muscles that we have in our feet that most human beings don't even know that we have. The strength that we have is so detailed.
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