Abraham Attah was one of the personalities who made history on the 88th Oscars’ stage as first time award presenters.
He told E! Entertainment’s Ryan Seacrest when he appeared on the red carpet that he was not nervous to mount the big stage.
“Yeah it’s pretty crazy because I didn’t imagine that this is how huge it is going to be at the Oscars and this is my first time too. No I am not nervous …the first time I came to Hollywood I get nervous but now I’m not,” he said.
He also spoke to Ryan about how he was discovered by the producers of Beats of No Nation while he was playing soccer with his friends.
According to him, when they first approached him, he thought it was for football but it later turned out to be for a movie.
The young actor announced Toms Shoes brand he was wearing at the Academy Awards was specially made for him.
The company, he announced will also be donating 10,000 pairs of shoes on the actor’s behalf to needy children in his home country of Ghana.