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West Philadelphia Native Quinta Brunson To Receive An Honorary Degree From Temple University

Quinta Brunson’s rise in entertainment continues to gain recognition. According to a news release, the Philadelphia, PA, native is set to receive an honorary degree from the city’s Temple University. She will first be presented with the 2024 Lew Klein Excellence in the Media Award for her efforts to uplift underrepresented voices in entertainment on Tuesday, May 7, per CBS News. During the commencement ceremony the following day, she will serve as the school’s commencement speaker and receive her honorary degree. “I am simply honored,” Brunson said i n the news release. Temple President Richard M. Englert, shared in a statement: “We are thrilled to recognize Quinta Brunson for her remarkable achievements and unwavering dedication to her craft. Quinta embodies the spirit of Temple’s commitment to creativity, innovation and social impact. Her talent, authenticity and trailblazing spirit inspire us all.” For Brunson, recognized for her successful ABC series “Abbott Elementary,” where...

Mar 22, 2024

How Quinta Brunson Went From Thinking She'd Live In An Apartment All Her Life To Building A Multi-Million-Dollar Empire

A glow-up is often defined as a critical point in a person’s life when things change for the better. And witnessing a person’s glow-up is inspiring and motivating for those following people for quite some time. One clear example of a glow-up with the culture standing on its proverbial feet is that of Quinta Brunson. Brunson, who was once known for her comedic skits and viral moments as a video producer for BuzzFeed, is an award-winning actress, director, and writer. Even before the BuzzFeed days, Brunson captivated audiences, displaying her comedic chops through impersonations. According to an interview with Glamour, Brunson would do impressions for her siblings while growing up in Philadelphia, PA. “Yeah, my brothers and sisters—they really liked to watch me imitate characters from their favorite shows. I don’t think I realized that I was doing impressions; it would just be like, “Quinta, say this.” And then I would say it, and I really enjoyed making them laugh,” Brunson stated....

Feb 8, 2024

Quinta Brunson Went From Memes To A Deal With ABC After A Network 'Didn't Understand The Value' Of Her Work

The year 2022 has been a stellar one for Quinta Brunson. Along with winning an Emmy for Outstanding Writing For a Comedy Series, the actress, producer, writer, and showrunner’s hit mockumentary show “Abbott Elementary” has brought in record-breaking ratings.

Dec 21, 2022