Gina Rodriguez Thanking Her Acting Teacher Proves the Power of Education

It's no secret that Gina Rodriguez is killing it in the industry these days and we can't get enough of it! Now at the age of 33, she doesn't forget where she came from.

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During an interview, the Puerto Rican actress shared on her journey to stardom. While speaking Rodriguez fought off tears as she gave credit to her NYU acting teacher. The Deepwater Horizon star even blew sweet kisses to her as a sign of appreciation and admiration. She added that success wasn't as easy as she expected, but advised the audience to never give up on a dream no matter how long it takes. Get your tissues ready as you watch the video below for some major inspiration.