Actor Omari Hardwick is undoubtedly a rising star in Hollywood. Many know him from his roles as Ghost on Power, and Andre on Being Mary Jane. What many may not know are the struggles he faced prior to finding success in the entertainment industry.
In an interview with Loni Love on The Real, Hardwick was extremely candid regarding the struggles he faced in pursuit of his dream of acting. Substitute teaching, assisting with football coaching and applying for a job as a firefighter were just a few of the jobs Hardwick worked to try an make ends meet, before launching into acting full-time and ultimately hitting rock bottom. He even found himself having to take showers at the local YMCA. Without question his has come along way, and this is only just the begin for Hardwick's bright future in the industry.
What a great testament to the power of persistence towards your goals. No one said it was going to be easy, but it is most definitely going to be worth it.