Best Quotes by Jeryl Prescott

By | April 13, 2017

I love roles where it’s not about being perfect or being beautiful, where there is more of an interest in what’s going on inside the character.

Jeryl Prescott

There is something interesting about a face that has lived.

Jeryl Prescott

When I went to school, it was to be an electrical engineer. I graduated with a degree in industrial management and worked in trucking for a couple of years. Then I decided that I was bored with the trucking industry and that I would go back to graduate school.

Jeryl Prescott

I have a masters in African-American literature, and I got a Ph.D. in American Literature. I spent a number of years teaching as a professor in the university system. Then I turned forty and decided I was going to be the woman I wanted to be!

Jeryl Prescott

There were always other children in our house, even though I’m an only child – there were always these other kids coming by.

Jeryl Prescott

I think often we like to talk about the strength of black women, and really, that can become an interesting stereotypical trap – that these women are so strong, that they don’t fear anything, they don’t need help, and they have no vulnerabilities. Well, that’s not a human person! That takes away a lot of the humanity as well.

Jeryl Prescott

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