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The Life of Jaden Smith

Actor. Musician. Activist. This is Jaden Smith.

Actor, Musician, Fashion icon and Activist

He was born in July 1998 in Malibu, California to world famous parents. He was homeschooled alongside his younger sister, Willow. He began acting at a young age and made his feature film debut alongside his father in The Pursuit of Happiness in 2006. He later starred in The Karate Kid, After Earth, The Get Down and a voice acting role in the Netflix original anime, Neo Yokio. After mixed film success, he took a break from acting to focus on music and fashion.

In 2016, he became the first male model to front a spring/summer womenswear campaign for Louis Vuitton. In 2017, he released his debut studio album Syre, and toured with rappers J Cole and Young Thug. Known for occasionally sporting dresses and skirts, the nonbinary artist disdains gender stereotypes and even launched a gender-neutral clothing line MSFTSrep. Smith raised controversy in 2016 after modelling in a womenswear campaign for Louis Vuitton wearing a skirt. Explaining his choice to wear a skirt, Smith said he was attempting to combat bullying. GQ labeled Smith as "in a league of his own" in terms of fashion and a "superstar who has taken fashion to an entirely different level"

He's also known for his philanthropy and environmentalism. Since 12, he's been a partner in Just Water, which is dedicated to creating affordable water filtration systems for disadvantaged areas and developing nations. In 2018, he was honored for his environmentalism with the inaugural Robert Redford Award. Following the release of his 2019 album ERYS, at 21 he launched the I Love You restaurant, which placed a vegan food truck in Los Angeles to provide free, healthy food to the homeless. He credits his family for pushing him to use his platform to help people. He is Jaden Smith.

Brut.

07/17/2019 12:05 PM
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58 comments

  • Nevin S.
    07/17/2019 12:17

    a woke victim with no talent

  • David P.
    07/17/2019 12:27

    He has a great head on his shoulders. Continue to grow.

  • Diane H.
    07/17/2019 12:37

    Keep Being U! Love the Man U have become!

  • Nubianf F.
    07/17/2019 12:37

    ...well done ....keep doing watcha doing !!!

  • Nubianf F.
    07/17/2019 12:38

    ...good tree bare good fruit !!!

  • Brut
    07/17/2019 13:15

    This is the advice Will Smith gave Jaden on his 21st birthday: https://www.complex.com/pop-culture/2019/07/will-smith-celebrates-jaden-21-birthday-shots-life-tips

  • Ramnor L.
    07/17/2019 15:43

    I respect these man

  • John S.
    07/17/2019 15:51

    Still going to cut off you junk and dip it in gold?

  • Mian S.
    07/17/2019 18:00

    lovely

  • Izabella G.
    07/17/2019 21:22

    You forgot to add 'genius'! Wait, his dad is rich and famous? Then also add 'one of a kind'. Brut, your post was ridiculous

  • Mouaad A.
    07/19/2019 08:35

    Gay

  • Hein H.
    07/19/2019 17:51

    Tun pursuit of happiness so dr lay Tu doe thr apha 2 yout krr

  • Rami H.
    07/20/2019 09:03

    🤮

  • Demetrius W.
    07/20/2019 13:46

    The crazy thing is as positive and intelligent as this young man is (and as positive as the video is), we immediately see the "crabs in a barrel" mentality by many on this thread - hateful because he wore a skirt, or because he was born to famous parents, or they didn't like his music or looks. These are some of the most ignorant folks you will encounter: those who hate on someone despite their positivity and good deeds all because of aesthetics or apparent envy.

  • Ed C.
    07/20/2019 14:40

    White privilege

  • David S.
    07/20/2019 15:33

    Just reduce smoking weed dude!

  • Daryl D.
    07/21/2019 09:41

    You wanna preserve earth Jaden? Kill yourself

  • Vishal L.
    07/22/2019 03:03

    Will Smith should really be proud with the type of man his son have grown up to be

  • Rafaa S.
    07/23/2019 03:51

    And gay

  • Nimely K.
    07/23/2019 17:13

    Wow!