Jodi Sta. Maria bent on pursuing medicine
Kapamilya actress Jodi Sta. Maria may be one of today’s finest and most successful actresses but she still has one dream she’s bent on chasing: to be a doctor.
The actress has always been open about her dream of someday earning a degree in medicine and she still holds on to it.
“It’s something na hindi ko nagawa ng deretso kasi (that I wasn’t able to pursue directly). I graduated high school 2010. And now, I’m pursuing another course and hopefully in two and a half years, matapos ko siya (I’ll finish it),” the actress said on Friday at a press conference on her latest Star Cinema movie, “Dear Other Self.”
Unlike other celebrities who sacrificed their studies in favor of their careers, the 34-year-old actress never left her dream to waste and is now more than ever bent on earning her diploma.
“I think it’s also because partly I am motivated by my being a mother; I really want to put a premium on education, it’s because I have a son and I want to be able to set a good example,” she further said.
Directed by Veronica Veloso, “Dear Other Self” will start showing on May 17 in theaters nationwide. /ra
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