I was babysitting the night High School Musical premiered last year. I watched with the kids and we sang along to the lyrics. I was making $12 an hour.— Monique Coleman
The most unconventional Monique Coleman quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you
I'm good in the kitchen. I can cook seafood, collard greens, black-eyed peas.
As an African American actress, there are people who have been staples in my life that opened a door that I can walk through. I hope that I can have that impact.
If every young person pursued their greatest passion and then said, 'What part of this can be applied to social good?' You don't have to choose between being successful and being a philanthropist.
In case of emergency, do whatever your best friends tell you to do!
I love the idea that somebody is going to compare me to my character or think that I am like my character when they see me. I feel like that is a role that I am willing to fulfill.
'High School Musical' is definitely the best thing that's happened to my career and I walked away with great friends from it.
I have a gajillion headbands - yellows, pinks, reds, blues. I'm obsessed.
I'm very sentimental and ambitious. I like to be relaxed and I like to live a peaceful existence, but that's very difficult considering I'm very neurotic. On the inside, I'm very chilled - but on the outside I'm a big mess of worry!
Don't think that you can just rely on natural talent because there are going to be times when you get a little tired and that's when your skills come into play to help you make look easy.
Dancing on 'Dancing With The Stars' really broadened my fan base.
I jumped off the stage backwards one week, and so many women come up to me now and say, 'You're so brave. I can't believe you put yourself out there like that'. If that inspires some girl out there, then great, because boys aren't the only ones who get to have fun. We get to have fun too.
I'm an adventurer. I believe in being bold and brave - and taking risks. Even if I'm afraid of something, I'll still have a go at it.
I look like a child - and I love it!
When I get recognized, every time feels like the first time.
You have to split, bend over backward, touch our toe to our heads to get recognized.
I really understand the idea of pride and honour.
I have that in my family, so I understand it completely.
Do your own thing; always follow your dreams and don't feel limited by what someone prescribes to you as to what you should do. Expand your horizons, try new things, be adventurous.
My character, Taylor McKessie, is a little bit brighter in the math and science department than I am... okay, a lot.
I play so young because of my looks.
I think it is important for girls to see movies where it is not all just about 'the boy' or it's simply being about 'the relationship' or 'Am I pretty enough?' or 'Am I cute enough?'.