La La Anthony reached a career milestone with her being honored with an NAACP Image Award. The public figure shared the exciting news via social media to express gratitude and offer inspiration to those who are currently hustling to reach their own markers of success. 

Came home today to my 1st NAACP IMAGE AWARD for my role in THE NEW EDITION STORY. Wow. Im just a girl from Brooklyn, my mom born & raised in the Marcy projects, proving everyday that hard work pays off. Don’t let anyone put u in a box‼️



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She reminds her following that having grit when it comes to their goals combined with an unwavering focus on their north star will lead them along their desired path. La La also extends appreciation to her supporters, indicating the importance of being well-surrounded.

I’ve heard so many times “you can’t be an actress, u used to be a radio personality or an mtv vj” 🙄LISTEN CAREFULLY...YOU CAN BE WHOEVER AND WHATEVER YOU WANT TO BE but YOU have to believe it first‼️Don’t let the outside noise distract you or discourage you! I’m just going to keep pushing myself out that box that so many people want to keep me in! Thank you NAACP, @jessecollinsent, @bet, & @mrrobotodirector for believing in me