• The reason why I found acting is because my father passed away. He passed away really young. I was going to go to med school. My father's dream was that all of his kids become doctors. I realized in school I didn't like it. When he died, it was like a wake-up call. Life is too short to do something you don't want to do.

    "SUNDANCE FUTURES | “Pariah” Actress Adepero Oduye" by Nigel M. Smith, January 24, 2011.