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How I was able to combine medical school with acting – Jemima Osunde



Jemima Osunde, a well-liked Nollywood actress and physiotherapist, has disclosed how she managed to mix performing and ending medical college.

In an episode of Rubbing Minds, the physician cum actress in a dialogue with Ebuka Obi-Uchendu admitted that juggling each jobs was not as simple as she made it seem, however she had quite a lot of assist from individuals round her.

She stated;

“I used to be in my first 12 months once I began appearing and to be sincere this could be the primary time I’m really admitting it, I believed appearing was going to be some time in college factor, simply to go time, have some additional change to what daddy was giving me, however right here we’re.


“I’ve all the time wished to do one thing medically inclined, so even once I began appearing and it was going properly, it wasn’t a factor of I would go away faculty of drugs for appearing, it was a factor of let me see how I can mix each. I made my debut most likely in 2014, I used to be in my first 12 months.”

She added; “My mother and father had been very supportive then however my dad’s solely concern was in the event you say you need to do each, I gained’t cease you however you simply need to show to me that one gained’t endure for the opposite and the one he was speaking about is clearly college.

So it was actually onerous however I had quite a lot of assist, my roommate Folakemi was my go-to man to offer me updates on what I missed once I was on the market appearing and other people had been at school. she would write her observe and I’d photocopy them and browse them whereas I’m on set filming.

To be sincere, it was tougher than it appeared, I feel as a result of I’m all the time smiling and I’m all the time cheerful individuals neglect that or they miss out on.”

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