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Department Of Theatre And Media Arts

From the End Zone to Stage Right: Acting Grad Langi Tuifua’s Journey From Football to Theatre

Langi Tuifua

Earlier this month, BYU senior and acting major Langi Tuifua wrapped up a series of performances for the campus production of “Pride and Prejudice.” He had just played a starring role as key character Mr. Darcy.

As he prepares to graduate this week, he reflects on how life doesn’t always go as you might expect. Just a few years ago, no one could have imagined that he would be an actor on stage, even Tuifua.

“When I came to BYU, I was pretty set on playing football and studying computer science,” Tuifua said. “But God has a plan for everyone.”

Read the full article by Trevor Jones here.