Daniel Kaluuya: How to Respond When No One Believes in You & Why Other People's Perception of You is Not Your Reality

Do you want to know how to respond when no one believes you? Do you know other people’s perception of you isn’t your reality? Today, Jay Shetty sits down with Daniel Kaluuya. Known for his role as Fred Hampton in Shaka King's American biographical crime drama film Judas and The Black Messiah, Daniel won the 2021 Academy Award, British Academy Film Award, and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in Supporting Role. His feature film writing debut with Netflix, The Kitchen has received positive reviews. While football is a well loved topic between Jay and Daniel, the conversation shifted on Daniel’s earliest childhood memories that left an indelible mark on his life. We uncover the roots of his resilience and determination and his unwavering interest in writing.  Daniel looks back into the challenges he faced for having dark skin and offers his insights on how to change our mindset around racism. We will learn about the cost of chasing our desires, the inspiration behind “The Kitchen”, and the transformative power of bringing ideas into existence. Together they unpack the importance of making peace with people's perceptions, and the courage it takes to share your work and passion with the world.  In this interview, you’ll learn: How to pursue your passion How overcome your limits How to turn ideas into reality How to develop resilience Join us on this soul-stirring exploration of life, growth, and the resilience that lies within each of us. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 01:19 Earliest Childhood Memory That Changed Your Life 06:07 What Would You Do When No One Believes In You? 08:51 How the Interest in Writing Started 11:52 Learning the Art of Improv 14:25 Shared Love for Football 19:27 Getting Shamed for Having Dark Skin 23:37 How to Change Your Mindset Around Racism 25:41 Standing Up For the Decisions that You Make 27:46 The Cost of Wanting Something is High 30:25 The Inspiration for The Kitchen 33:54 Exposing Why People Live the Way They Do 38:36 Overcoming the Fear of Making an Idea a Reality 43:16 The Power of One Idea 48:21 How Bringing Things into Existence can Change You 52:29 Making Peace with People’s Perception of You 58:51 Sharing Your Work and Passion to the World  01:01:36 Daniel on Final Five Episode Resources: Daniel Kaluuya | InstagramSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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