Big star Keke Palmer has been getting much attention lately, and rightfully so. The actress just turned 21 in August, but her portfolio is thicker than superstars double her age and she exudes a wisdom that’ll make you wonder if she’s been here before. Ten years ago, Palmer landed her first film role in Barbershop 2: Back to Business, and it was then that we knew she was a special talent. While her natural skill was evident, I don’t think any of us could have predictedÂ what she’d goÂ on to achieve, snagging the lead role in hit movie Akeelah and the Bee and starring in her own Nickelodeon sitcom True Jackson VP. Now, Keke Palmer is writing history as the first ever blackÂ Cinderella on Broadway. Her kind of success is a rarity and requires strategy and extraordinary self-awareness. No matter age or profession, we can all take a thing or two… orÂ seven away from Keke. Note theseÂ 7 power moves of the young star and incorporate them into your own career.
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by Roz A. Gee