12 yr old Brianni Walker, known for infectious smile and huge personality that demands attention entering any room. Brianni began her career in Hollywood, and red carpet co host at the age of 5. Her grandmother Yolanda, knew Brianni was gifted by God watching her recite The Pledge ofAllegiance at the age of 1 1/2 years, celebrating our President Obama in 2008. ( you can watch on youtube). Ms. Walker break out role as Ashley/Jenna in Mani a youtube hit sensation for Brat TV, (3.4 millions views) Nickelodeon Sam & Cat, international print model for Justice, John Dharman Facebook series "birthday" (1 billions views). Ms. Walker has taken Hollywood red carpet events by a storm, interviewing Nancy O'Dell, Kevin Frasier from Entertainment Tonight , comedian Anthony Anderson Miles Brown, Essa Rae ( HBO Insecure), Marla Gibbs, Lorette Devine, Lynn Whitfield, Darin Henson, Miquel Nunez, Mario Van Peoples, Chris Nee (creator of Doc McStuffin), Compton Mayor Aja Brown, Congress Woman Maxine Waters, Hollywood Christmas parade's, etc.
She worked with Ariana Grande, Kevin Hart Ed Helms(Captain Underpants Promo), Ben Affleck (Live By Night) to mega music group Black Eyes Peas (8 millions views) to Joey Bada** Land of the Free (10 million views).
Recently filmed "Tell Her" feature film, a global tv show, Kool School with Mister Josh ( an urban Mickey Mouse Club & Kidzbop) wrote & performed her 1st rap song, For A Better Place, We Must Rise Up, Stop Bullying encouraging others peers faced of rejections, feeling unloved by a parents, abandoment, neglect, mental abused, molestation, bullying and attempted suicide 4 1/2 years ago while living in a hostile environment under the care of her mother. Not once letting personal burdens block her from accomplishing her dreams & goal, to being nominated twice for Young Entertainers Award to winning Young Artist Academy Awards for Best Performance for American Greeting commercial "Simply The Best".
Thank you for granting this interview. I’m excited to have you in our publication. Your story is very compelling. You’ve accomplished so much at a young age. What are your three top goals for the future?
My 3 top goals are becoming an artist, a pediatrician and have a platform speaking to peers about bullying and suicide.
You openly share your story about being bullied. What is your advice to people who are being bullied and also what would you say to people who are doing the bullying?
My advice to others being bullied is stand up and tell an adult, offered a friendships and let them know I'm a survivor too.
Tell me about winning the junior Oscar. How did that feel?
My winning a junior Oscar's was so shocked I almost fell climbing the stage stairs, I was super excited and pure overwhelmed with joy of happiness.
We are doing mantras all this year. Do you have one you live by?
My mantras have to be, being you is so rewarding and never settle for less.
What’s coming up with for you in 2020?
What's coming up for me in 2020, I'm so excited being selected as social media influencer for Rock Your Hair ( Founded by actor Michael O'Rouke) a role on BET The Family Business, directed by Trey Hayley(Based on Carl Weber book series), having an opportunity to play Arthea Franklin in a TV series, and watching the success of Kool School with Mister Josh progress globally, strutting the runway in Paris, being on a reality TV for Rising Star modeling and become a big sisters to kids being mistreated at home & foster care.
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