Gbenga Akinnagbe Quotes

Growing up, I was in and out of trouble in group homes and other institutions, and when I was 14, I was locked up in a psychiatric hospital for a number of months for behavioral problems.

Problems Quotes, Trouble Quotes

I'm a very physical person. I'm very tactile. I wrestled in college, so a lot of my communication with the world comes through physicality - what I take in and what I put out there.

Communication Quotes, Tact Quotes

Whether it's someone struggling with mental illness, someone struggling with poverty or struggling with their own limitations in their social behaviors, for some reason, I'm drawn to characters like that.

Character Quotes, Limitations Quotes, Poverty Quotes


I like writing, and I enjoy it. It's painful. You can't get around the pain of writing. I'm still trying to balance on what I think is my creative habit. It varies, but I do know that I need to continue. It helps me with my acting, and the writing helps me be invested in a different way.

Balance Quotes, Habit Quotes, Pain Quotes

'Home' may be the best part and best movie I've ever had. I loved it.

Love Quotes

My grandmother was a Muslim. My mother is Christian. And I don't know what I am, but I believe in God.

Grandparents Quotes

Even if there isn't a God, I believe in the one we've created.

God Quotes

I want to work with non-profits that stimulate growth to the community. Whether it is economic growth, intellectual, or freedom.

Freedom Quotes, Profit Quotes, Work Quotes, Community Quotes

I don't need to be someone famous or George Clooney. I don't need to be any of these people to get involved in my community or reach out to one nationally.

Community Quotes

'The Wire' was a combination of great TV and great theater.

Great Quotes

The company Liberated People represents just not liberation of different nations around the world; it can be special liberation days. It can be what the company represents and helps highlight someone's personal liberation date.

Company Quotes