Terry Crews Quotes
- Mini Bio
- Name: Terrence Alan Crews
- Born: 30th July 1968, Flint, Michigan, U.S.
- Alma mater: Interlochen Center for the Arts and Western Michigan University
- Occupation: American footballer, artist and actor
- Artistic work: A skilled sketch artist and painter he was employed as a courtroom sketch artist and during his football playing days he was commissioned to paint portraits of famous footballers
- Marriage resume: Rebecca King 1990 until present day (5 children)
- Height: 6' 2" (1.88 m)
- Football career: He played for the L.A. Rams, San Diego Chargers, Rhein Fire (European NFL Germany), Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles
- Position: Linebacker
- Trivia: In 2016 Terry became the face and the body for the Old Spice commercials
"Do what you love and you will be badass"
"Trying to be cool is the easiest path to mediocrity"
"As a black man in America, you only have a few shots at success, you only have a few chances to make yourself a viable member of the community. I have seen many young black men who were provoked into violence end up in prison or killed"
"I’ve never felt more emasculated, more objectified. I was horrified. I did nothing wrong. It was foul to the core, and it still shocks me"
"When a person of power breaks that boundary and violates that boundary, you’re a prisoner of war"
"Every experience I have in my life begins in my head, and it’s up to me to be positive, and learn, and grow, and make it all worthwhile"
"Get very comfortable with that uneasy feeling of going against the grain and trying something new. It will constantly take you places you never thought you could go"
"You have to work with the stereotype. The stereotype gets you paid, it gets you in the business"
"I am an official slow-roasted honey-baked ham. Ever since I was a kid, my thing is that I love attention"
"You get better at working by working. And if you don't work, you're not getting better"
"You take action based on where you want to be, not based on where you are"
"From now on, I’m taking my shot …No matter what, I’m taking my shot"
"The reality is you get zero points for intentions"
"There's drama in everything. That's why I love movies"
"Dreams do come true. It takes a lot of work. But it can happen"
"Judge me by the enemies I’ve made"
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Terry Crews Biography
Terry Crews was the kid from Flint Michigan who gained an art scholarship yet still managed to make the grade in American football as a linebacker. It was never an easy ascent up the ladder of success but Crews used his artistic skills and physical prowess to prosper in two polar opposite professions.
His first job was a court room sketcher for what is dubbed as the worst murder case in Flint Michigan history and as an artist he has used his skills to create many great works of art that has included the front cover of Ad Age magazine's "Creativity 50" Edition and portraits of famous sporting stars, he also co-owns a design company called Bernhardt Design.
Crews' movie roles have ranged from comedies to parodies to action heroes using his impeccable physique and deep strong voice to great effect that has seen the script offerings keep rolling in.
Terry has also penned a book entitled "Manhood" where he shares his ideas on how to be a better father, a loving husband and live the life of a great man.
On the big screen the movie that really got his acting career moving was when he played Damon Pearly in the 2002 movie "Friday After Next" starring Ice Cube. Crews followed this up with two comedy movies "White Chicks" (2004) and "Idiocracy" (2006) and he then proved his versatility in action movie roles in the "Expendables" series
Without doubt Terry is a man of many talents who is blessed with quick wit meaning he is also good for a good one liner whilst hosting game shows such as 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' or competitive shows like 'America's Got Talent', so this is my compilation of 16 of the best Terry Crews quotes
Quotes About Terry Crews
The actor Andy Samberg was respectful with his words:
"He's a miracle. Terry's the best guy, I am proud to know him"
Simon Cowell was moved to say:
"Terry is a champion, I think this guy is brilliant ... He comes on to a show he's never been on before and within 10 seconds acts out like I've been working with him all my life, he's just got it, his energy, compassion, enthusiasm he's an absolute star this guy"
The critic Laura Hurley was impressed:
"Crews positively sparkles with enthusiasm for everything America's Got Talent has thrown at him so far. I find myself loving AGT more for how much Crews clearly loves AGT"