We had the good fortune of connecting with Collin Michael and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Collin, is there something that you feel is most responsible for your success?
Success is based in the company that you surround yourself with most importantly because, you are a product of your environment and those who hold themselves to a higher standard that you’ve surrounded yourself with becomes a trait in your own professional and personal life.
Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
I believe every great struggle has a masterful life attached to it, without experiencing life there is no art. I am most proud about having the opportunity to serve my country and to give everyone a chance to become whoever they choose to be. What sets me apart from my competition in the industry of acting is the ability to connect and to touch others hearts in an organic manner. In the ability to connect with others in a non-judgment way is what I’m mostly excited about and experiencing this journey that I’m currently on. If I were to give a lesson along my way, I’d have to say stay focused, humble, hungry and to understand this is a business and to treat it as such, everything you’re doing now is going to be a reflection in a few years. Focus on the minor details and become a sponge for information and the desire to learn. Lastly, it’s a lesson we all were taught in our younger years is to treat others how we want to be treated.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I’d first get them checked into their Air B&B and then head over to “République Café Bakery & République Restaurant” for a Double Cappuccino and a delightful Belgian Waffle. We’d visit the iconic “The Last Bookstore” to get lost in the stories, then head over to the “Water Grill” to have a pleasant conversation over Mahi Mahi, after we let that settle I’d take them to “The Giving Tree” to watch the sunset. Then the party begins at the 222 party in downtown Los Angeles and we’d dance the night away, after that we’d wake the next morning to the “The Grand Central Market” for the famous doughnuts at “The Doughnut Man”.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Firstly, I would like to thank Michael Coulombe for presenting this opportunity to me he’s a fantastic Director and writer.
Secondly, I have to thank my SGI Buddhist Organization members and friends for devoting our lives for the greater good of humanity.
I want to thank my fellow artists for continuing to work on their personal craft and giving amazing content into the world especially in these trying times.
Lastly, I would like to show appreciation and thanks to my brothers and sisters in arms, without you none of this would have happened, you have guided me to becoming the man I am today.
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