1 hr 7 min

In The Trap Podcast | EP 3: Monti Washington In The Trap Podcast

    • Music

Actor, Writer, Model and Motivational Speaker Monti Washington, joins Sarah Harrison, In The Trap Podcast to tell his story:

• Growing up in the foster care system
• Defying the "black person from the hood” stereotype by finishing college
• Staying in a homeless shelter as a college graduate in pursuit of his acting dreams in LA
• Mastering becoming an expert in who he is; knowing himself first before playing another character
• Admiring the level of training in British actors and the appreciation for the craft
• The concept of not looking like our story
• Constant reminders of the struggle that heightens the highs and prevents complacency
• Positive black male representation in movie roles
• Dreams of being the lead protagonist in a series
• Progress being a process; perseverance is a cheat code for life
• Racial injustice in America is fuelled by the brainwashing of the media portrayal the criminal narrative
• Recalling an Uber ride interaction with a white woman driver
• The George Floyd fuelling a worldwide stand against Racism
• The positive change of worldwide protests and counting the wins in the midst of “feed fatigue”
• His experiences outside the US, London specifically having different cultural communities
• Fan of UK Rap

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Actor, Writer, Model and Motivational Speaker Monti Washington, joins Sarah Harrison, In The Trap Podcast to tell his story:

• Growing up in the foster care system
• Defying the "black person from the hood” stereotype by finishing college
• Staying in a homeless shelter as a college graduate in pursuit of his acting dreams in LA
• Mastering becoming an expert in who he is; knowing himself first before playing another character
• Admiring the level of training in British actors and the appreciation for the craft
• The concept of not looking like our story
• Constant reminders of the struggle that heightens the highs and prevents complacency
• Positive black male representation in movie roles
• Dreams of being the lead protagonist in a series
• Progress being a process; perseverance is a cheat code for life
• Racial injustice in America is fuelled by the brainwashing of the media portrayal the criminal narrative
• Recalling an Uber ride interaction with a white woman driver
• The George Floyd fuelling a worldwide stand against Racism
• The positive change of worldwide protests and counting the wins in the midst of “feed fatigue”
• His experiences outside the US, London specifically having different cultural communities
• Fan of UK Rap

Follow, Subscribe and come say hi!

www.twitter.com/imSarahHarrison
www.instagram.com/imsarahharrison
www.facebook.com/imsarahharrison
www.youtube.com/imsarahharrison

1 hr 7 min

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