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American actor and dancer


Smith is the son of actor/rapper Will Smith and classical actress/singer Jada Pinkett Smith. He is the brother of Willow Smith and half-brother of Trey Smith. Jaden, along with his younger sister Willow, are homeschooled.

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 I knew that my dad was going to push me to do some stunts and my mom was going to push me only to a certain point. My dad was pushing me to the very edge. If we were to use a metaphor, my feet were sliding off the rocks of a cliff and I had my toes hanging over the edge. My mom (Jada, also an actor) was very scared at some point. So was I and so was my dad. But he just didn’t say anything. 
— Jaden Smith saying his father Will Smith pushed him to the very edge for the stunts for the upcoming Karate Kid film / June 28, 2010
 I’d say he’s a great father and person. We go to the movie theater all the time. Both my dad and mom give me advice about acting, [like], ‘You have to stay in the scene. No matter what happens, you got to stay in the scene.’ But I’d say my dad is the best actor in the family because he has been doing it the longest and he’s had more work. I’ve learned a few lessons in my life. The worst so far is don’t drink Coke and eat Mentos at the same time. The best so far is, never lie. 
— Jaden Smith about his parents / June 28, 2010
 He said, ‘Don’t kiss with your mouth open, you’re definitely too young for that!’ 
— Jaden Smith is banned from kissing girls with his mouth open / June 26, 2010
 [The kiss is ] interesting and a little bit weird. Our faces were like, this close, and we had to stay there so the shot was right. It’s kind of awkward. I’m good at kissing, so it wasn’t as challenging as it could’ve been had I not had previous experience. 
— Jaden Smith on a kissing scene in the Karate Kid movie / June 26, 2010
 I knew all of Jackie’s stuff. He and my dad are my two biggest influences. Jackie is really cool. Every time that he would come on set, he would say good morning in a different language. He was always teaching me new things, like how to stretch and do martial arts forms correctly. He would tell me, ‘You need to focus 
— Jaden Smith about Jackie Chan / June 26, 2010

 I trained every day for four months with Master Wu [the film's fight coordinator]... We did a lot of stretching. 
— Jaden Smith on acting in the remake of Karate Kid / November 29, 2009

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