Janeshia Adams-Ginyard is an Emmy-nominated actress, stunt-woman, and professional athlete. She is best known for her role as "Nomble" in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Black Panther and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Janeshia sits down with Ruben to talk about how she got into the entertainment industry and manifested her own path to success, abundance, passion, and purpose.
She sheds light on how she went from sports reporting to competing on the U.S. National Bobsled team to sports modeling, and then acting and stunt doubling in Hollywood. She talks about how difficult it is to break into the industry and why mindset is everything.
Janeshia speaks on the disciplined mindset and work ethic she’s developed to reach her goals and evolve in her career. She shares how she deals with rejection, how magical it felt to be on the set of Black Panther, and how life-changing it is to see strong Black characters on the movie screen.
“You’re not gonna win every race, you’re not gonna book every role, but boy oh boy, once you do, that’s the reward. It’s because you kept at it.” – Janeshia Adams-Ginyard
Then, she talks about what it takes to become a stunt woman and the intensive preparation and training that went into Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
"I get the same 24 hours you do. I got the same Monday-Sunday you got. So, I don’t wanna hear I’m lucky. No, I’ve decided. I’ve made a choice to live happy, to live out my passion, to operate in my purpose, and you can do the same thing.” – Janeshia Adams-Ginyard
About the Guest: Janeshia Adams-Ginyard is an Emmy-nominated Jamaican-American actress, stunt woman and professional wrestler. She is best known for her role as Nomble, one of the Dora Milaje, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Black Panther and the Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and her work as a stunt woman on both Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War.
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