Episode 21 - Jimmy Gary Jr - On Never Being Denied

Episode 21 - Jimmy Gary Jr - On Never Being Denied

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Florida native and Ex NFL Seattle Seahawk running back turned actor Jimmy Gary Jr. joins me for the 21st episode of The Creation Grounds. We discuss fortitude and never being denied when it comes to your goals.

Jimmy Gary Jr. is widely known for his role in Orange is the New Black, and made appearances in New Amsterdam as well as When They See Us. He was also CJ in Negro Ensemble's Company's 50th anniversary reboot of "Soldier's Play."


Some Questions I Ask:

Where does your story begin? (1:04)

Earliest memory (2:32)

Interest in football and journey to be #1 recruit in the country (4:07)

What mindset hack helped you become the #1 recruit in the country? (7:34)

What athletic mindset can actors use? (12:30)

What do obstacles mean to you? (14:30)

On leaving NFL and deciding to be an actor (16:15)

Some of the projects he's working on (23:40)

Advice to people who feel like they are on the brink of giving up (26:28)

How can people connect with you? (28:03)


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