We had the good fortune of connecting with Madina T. Robinson and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Madina T., why did you pursue a creative career?
I feel that art and a creative career pursued me. From an early aged I was artistic in some way, shape, or form. When I was about 5 years old I found my love for drawing. When I became a teenager I found my love for dance. In my 20’s I found a love for modeling and fashion. And now in my 30’s I have found a love for acting and want to pursue that at full speed. So regardless of what I thought my path would or should have been, the arts has always been on my tail. Looking back, I had no choice but to follow in my purpose and be an artist.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I have been professionally acting and modeling for 6 years. I began my career doing improv theatre and worked my way to commercials, print jobs, and television & film. A career in entertainment is a constant uphill climb that is full of peaks and valleys and it takes a strong mind to endure the journey. While on this journey I have learned to be grateful for every moment as each moment will shape you into the person and performer that you want to be. Is it easy? Of course not. In this business you will hear “no” far more than you will hear “yes”, but you keep going to get to your yeses. As an artist my main goal is to be a working actor who is known for doing good work. I don’t have a need for fame. I simply want to make a good life for myself doing what I love and being who I think God wants me to be. I feel that my purpose in life is to inspire, entertain, and give comfort through my work.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
There are quite a few places in Atlanta one can go to explore the city. You have your tourist spots like the Georgia Aquarium, Coca Cola Museum, and the Atlanta Zoo. But we also have the spots you go to just have a good time like 5 points where you have your pick of bars and kick back locations or The Trap Museum to learn about the Atlanta hip hop culture. For good eats and sweet treats we can stop by The Sugar Factor downtown. And for my fellow K pop music fans we can visit Kpop Store in Doraville.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would love to dedicate my shout out to my mom, Emma Robinson . She has always recognized my gifts and supported me in every decision that I’ve made in my adult life. Without her reminding me that I am special and that God has a purpose for me, I would not be able to constantly keep going. I want to make her even more proud.

Instagram: instagram.com/funki_cold_madina

Facebook: facebook.com/MadinaTRobinson

Image Credits
Slingshots ATL Diamond Eyez Photography TV One Leonard Kinsey

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