Will Smith Rejected MIT To Pursue Music

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Will Smith Rejected MIT To Pursue Music

will smith, will smith quotes, will smith success story, will smith achieveentsWill Smith completes 46 years today, the 25th September. He is one of the hard working Hollywood star. he started as a rapper at an early age, later acted in television series and further moved to become one of the top actors of Hollywood and is also a producer today. You can never forget his brilliant acting in The Pursuit of Happiness. Men in Black, I am Legend, Independence Day, Ali, After earth are his famous movies. Will Smith’s journey towards success and his words are always inspiring.

On his birthday we bring you out the best of Will Smith to pump up your spirits.


  • He becomes the only actor to have eight consecutive films gross over $100 million in the domestic box office.
  • He has won 4  Grammy Awards.
  • He was twice nominated for the best actor at Oscars.
  • He is one of the most powerful actor in Hollywood today.



Choosing What You Love:

Will Smith was admitted to a “Pre- engineering program” at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) One of the prestigious institution in the world. Will Smith wanted to explore more in his music career so decide to walk away with what he loved doing the most.

Talent is Overrated:

If you come across interviews of Will Smith you hear him calling himself as a little above talented man. Attaching a few lines from one of his interview  “The separation of talent and skill is one of the greatest misunderstood concepts for people who are trying to excel, who have dreams, who want to do things. Talent you have naturally. Skill is only developed by hours and hours and hours of beating on your craft.”

Emotional Balance:

When he was in a tough phase of life, separation from his first wife, he held his emotional balance strong. He said “It’s like the broken down car that gets passed on by innumerable other cars on the street, every once in a while it’s your turn to be broken down. And you wait for the tow truck to come. “


Just The Two of Us by Will Smith examines a father’s reflections on his son’s life from infant through to young adulthood.

The Pursuit of Happyness, although not a book written by, it sure is a stunning book which he made into a movie which is an absolute must watch

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6 thoughts on “Will Smith Rejected MIT To Pursue Music

  1. I am a big fan of Will Smith…and he rejected MIT…Whoa! his story is inspiring indeed! loved his conception of talent and skill

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