Well-known actor, producer, and director America Ferrera sent her love to her 17-year-old version while recalling the first day she worked as an actor; On April 23, on the 20th filming anniversary of the Disney Channel movie ”Gotta Kick It Up!,’ Ferrera took to her verified Instagram account and released an inspiring message that praises her own achievements throughout the years.
The Golden Globe-nominated star first released a couple of TBT shots of herself from the 2002 dated movie, where she is portraying the character named ‘Yolanda “Yoli” Vargas,’ and shared her thoughts and feelings at that time in the caption section. Stating that her mind was blown that her dream was becoming a reality, Ferrera continued by expressing her excitement regarding being a part of a huge production by Warner Bros:
“I couldn’t believe I was rehearsing with real dancers and choreographers, that all the snacks were free, and that my wardrobe fitting was on the famous Warner Brothers lot where I spotted George Clooney playing basketball and Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston hanging out in the door of his trailer!”
Then 37-year-old star added that she soaked up every moment of being on that set with her co-stars Camille Guaty, Suilma Rodriguez, Jhoanna Flores, and Sabrina Wiener, and added that she wishes that she could go back and said her 17-year-old version that “the next 20 years of her life will be filled with unbelievable opportunity to express her talent and plenty of challenges that will allow her to grow into a person, actress, producer, director, activist that she is very proud and grateful to be.“
The actor, who garnered success with her role in the film directed by Ramón Menéndez, concluded her message as follows:
“We did it baby girl. I’m proud of us.”
The actor’s that inspiring post received numerous adorable comments from her fans, followers, and industry friends.