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When I went away to college, I marveled at the wealth of bookstores around Harvard Square.
I’m about the only person in my family that’s made it to 24 without being married. That’s the way it works where I’m from. Most people, if you find someone to marry in high school, you do that, and if you don’t find that, then you find someone in college.
The only other time I’ve been away from home was when I went to college. And that was just an hour away, so I could always go home if I needed to.
In high school and college all my friends and my brother wrestled.
I’m a big sports fan. College football is my favorite.
When God saved me, He gave me a thirst to learn and to read and to study. I thrived in college. I got a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and then went to Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando.
I always knew I wanted to be an actor. I was talented in college but not the most talented. But I knew I wanted to do it, and that intention got me there and kept me there.
I am particularly surprised that certain outlets look at pass rates irrespective of student population. As if inner city high school kids are to fare as well as college students.
Even as a college professor at Carnegie Mellon and Stanford, I saw myself as an entrepreneur, and I went out, took risks, and tried to invent new things, such as participating in the DARPA Grand Challenge and working on self-driving cars.
The bottom line is that it’s the NFL, and there’s going to be competition wherever you go. That’s the way I look at it. I’ve had competition in high school. I’ve had competition in college, and that’s part of the game. That’s part of how you improve as a quarterback.
I was going to go to college and graduate and move to New York and do the Broadway thing. That’s where a lot of my influences vocally and writing come from. Then I did some covers, and towards the end of college, I saw it was a path I could take. I wrote more pop music.
I went to Goldsmith College of Art in London in the ’80s and there I made sculptures, but the objects had nothing to do with how I was thinking. I was making beautifully sanded wooden boxes!
Finding your place as an artist is the hardest thing. You come out of college with what feels like a Mickey Mouse degree that qualifies you for nothing in the real world.
I think I was lucky I got into art college. That’s what saved me.
I feel like I became an artist by default. I went to art college, but my interest was always more towards film than painting or sculpture.