In conjunction with our media partner, TheAtlantaVoice.com, Studio Q attended the "From The Rough" movie premiere in Hollywood. Starring Taraji P. Henson and Michael Clark Duncan, this movie tells the inspirational true story of Catana Starks from the historically black university Tennessee State, who became the first African-American woman ever to coach an all-men’s team at the collegiate level. Through grit and determination, she overcame incredible odds and deep-seated prejudice from all corners to guide a rag-tag group of golfers to an all-time record championship season.
|Coach Catana Starks and Taraji P. Henson|
"I believe art changes lives, art saves lives, art creates lives, and right now, tonight, it's not about me. It's about this woman's story, her legacy. She touched me; she inspired me." Taraji says about Catana Starks during our Studio Q interview.
This was the last film that Michael Clark Duncan starred in. Taraji says,
Other stars in the film include Henry Simmons, Tom Felton, LaToya Luckett, Ben Youcef, Robert Bailey Jr. and Justin Chon.
|Taraji and her son|