Often in life, individuals get to seek guidance from people, in respect to a conceivable career paths, but occasional is the case where an individual decides to follow an opposing part, in spite of discouragements from surrounding acquaintances, believing and encouraging one’s self, and finally achieving success amidst all negative situations. This can be described in the north shell as the rise to fame of the popular actress, Jennifer Lawrence.
Jennifer Shrader Lawrence is an American actress born on the 15th of August 1990, in Indian hills, Kentucky, U.S. The 29 years old actress despite her well-acclaimed popularity and wealth, still resides in her childhood apartment at Santa Monica.
Growing up, Jennifer took part in various school activities such as; soft-ball, field hockey and basketball, all in for the men’s team as she was deemed hyperactive, and to have attributed greater strength in comparison to her other female counterparts. She however also enjoyed acting, as she started engaging in church plays at the tender age of nine. At the age of fourteen, she was scouted and arranged to take part in some auditions.
On gaining positive recommendations from agents during her audition, she got signed by the CESD talent agents. She went on to further her plight as an actress against her mother’s desire of her becoming a model, this quest also led to her quitting school.
She had continued to play various roles, and in various genres, but it would not be until her role in the 2010 movie, Winter’s Bone, that she really would attain great recognition in her acting career. Gaining her the National Board of Review Award, as well as an Academy Award nomination for best actress.
In 2011, she played a even bigger role in the X-men: First class as a shape shifting mutant, the film went on to gross $350 million worldwide. She went on to play roles in the later X-men films as `mystique’ after her previous account of the film was deemed exceptional. Lawrence has also acted the various hunger games films, and as a Russian spy in one of her most recent films; Red Sparrow.
Lawrence has gained a profile as one of the best and most successful actresses of her time, and possibly all time, a feat she couldn’t have achieved without her great deal of Will and hard-work which she continues to show. She had to at various occasions lose weight, practice yoga as well as learn fighting and climbing skills just to fit into characters..
She showed great courage in choosing to go through and follow that which she believed in, amidst discouragements, and instances of unsupport. She followed her dreams, and accompanied with dedication, consistency and hard-work, she has grown to become a personality possibly greater than her wildest imaginations.