Eddie HuangPRODUCER | WRITER | ACTOR
New York Times Bestselling author (Fresh off the Boat), chef, designer, and producer Eddie Huang to the Los Angeles campus. The event was hosted by Q & A Director Tova Laiter, who produced Glory with Denzel Washington.
Huang showed NYFA students a segment he filmed in D.C. part of a series he is producing and stars in for Viceland called Huang’s World. On his show, Huang travels the world tasting unique foods from every culture.
Huang has an incredible resume that included being a lawyer and doing stand-up comedy. He shared that he had wanted to get into film but was told no one wanted to buy Asian American stories. He was crushed, but he did not let it stop him from being an artist.
Huang wrote and directed the 2021 film Boogie, about a basketball phenom in Queens who struggles to balance the pressure from his traditional East Asian parents to go to a good college over chasing his NBA dreams.