Q&A with Justin Baldoni: Lessons from the famous actor’s experiences growing up and going to school in the age of social media

Past Webinar | January 10, 2023

When it comes to student well-being and making an impact, Justin Baldoni is someone you want to know. As an actor, director, author, and producer, Justin has done it all. And he is on a mission, inspired by his own experiences of growing up, to motivate young people to stay true to who they are, embrace their feelings, and live up to their full potential. 

Our Student Ambassadors, Pierce Kane and Hunter Justice, huddled up with Justin to talk about his new book, Boys Will Be Human, the vulnerabilities of growing up as a teen in the age of social media, and what educators should know when it comes to supporting students both in and out of the classroom. 

Watch this interview with Justin to hear what he has to say about student well-being and how we can be the best versions of ourselves in 2023 and beyond. 

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Justin BaldoniJustin Baldoni is an actor, director, producer, entrepreneur, and changemaker whose efforts are focused on creating impactful media and entertainment. He is the author of Boys Will Be Human, creator and director of CW’s My Last Days, an uplifting documentary series about life as told by courageous people living with a terminal illness, and, through his company Wayfarer Entertainment, the creator of Man Enough – the dinner conversation series which dives into traditional masculinity. Baldoni made his feature film directorial debut with Five Feet Apart which went on to become CBS Films’ third highest-grossing film of all time, grossing over $91 million worldwide. In addition to Clouds (Disney+), Baldoni is set to direct and star in, It Starts With us.