It's very easy to make certain decisions that affect your life that you have no perspective on.
There is a point in every young person's life when you realize that the youth that you've progressed through and graduate to some sort of adulthood is equally as messed up as where you're going.
No matter who the characters are, you can strip them down and find small universal truths.
If we could all just laugh at ourselves, in hard times or good times, it would be an incredible world.
We are all searching for some form of family or foundation - for a place we can feel safe and secure.
A lot of the powerful religious leaders, from Jesus to Buddha to Tibetan monks, they're really talking about the same things: love and acceptable, and the value of friendship, and respecting yourself so you can respect others.
And I love writing; I've been writing ever since I was seven.
I love talking about movies that mean something to me.
A Christian high school is just like any other high school in the sense of the politics and all of these levels of who's cool and what to wear.
I think sleep's really important. I value it as much as waking up and having a full day.
For a child actor, it's a matter of listening, reacting, and being able to put yourself in a new place without being scared.
Belief is such a powerful thing - but because it is, it can also be very destructive and it's very easily manipulated.