USC Quotes

USC Quotes by O. J. Mayo, Michelle Beadle, Banks, Dave McCary, Rob Kardashian, Brian Grazer and many others.

Attending USC has been such a great experience for me a

Attending USC has been such a great experience for me and has really helped prepare me for my next step in life.
O. J. Mayo
My favorite part of being a sportscaster is the access afforded us to some of the greatest moments in sports. Mine came when I was on the sidelines at the Rose Bowl when Vince Young carried the Longhorns to a fantastic win over Colin’s USC Trojans.
Michelle Beadle
I got a psychology degree from USC, but music is just my whole life.
I got a lot of my film education from sneaking into media labs at USC. I probably owe USC a lot of money.
Dave McCary
In high school, I worked at Abercrombie & Fitch, and once I graduated from business school at USC, I started a company with my partner and had a nine-to-seven job.
Rob Kardashian
I went to USC. I wasn’t a rich kid or anything like that, so I had to get a scholarship. Went to USC; my first year, I took 26 units, so I got to have a nickname. Everyone goes, ‘There’s 26.’ So I had a nickname. Having a nickname is a good thing because then you start to get popular, and you keep that going.
Brian Grazer
At USC, if you’re running back there, and you do gain you over 1,500 yards, people see you as a candidate, but not one of the top ones.
Marcus Allen
I went to USC and got my first break writing for a kids’ show called ‘Pepper Ann.’
Nahnatchka Khan
My dream school was USC. So I was like, alright, I’m going to apply to USC, and If I don’t get in – I’m dropping out of school, and I’m pursuing music. So I applied, and I got in. I was like alright, I’m at the number one communications school in the country, and that was my major.
When I was a sophomore at USC, I was a socialist, pretty much to the left. But not when I left the university. I quickly got wise. I’d read about what had happened to Russia in 1917 when the Communists took over.
John Wayne
USC Film School always had a real sense of drama and lineage.
Robert Zemeckis
Most of my freshman year at USC, I’d just been partying, and I had zero direction.
Topher Grace
At USC, when I studied film scoring my first year, one of my first friends that I met was Ryan Coogler. He was in the directing program at USC. He became one of my best friends at school.
Ludwig Goransson
I took courses at USC in film editing and art direction and photography when I was still in high school.
Ray Harryhausen
I’m starting at USC’s film school for directing this month. I’ll try to get a semester in at a time. I’ll have to take time off for work throughout school, but it will be nice to get through a little bit.
Skyler Gisondo
I teach at USC. I have a big class of 360 kids, only about a fifth of whom are film majors. I don’t just show the Hollywood blockbusters. I show independent films, foreign films, documentaries.
Leonard Maltin
Now we’re here in 2009. My boys are 16 and 18, one’s going to USC film school, and the other seems to be a natural comedian. So now I have to go back into show business as a senior comedian. So I hope to get Walter Brennan-type roles, Gabby Hayes kind of stuff, be the old-timer. We’ll see what happens.
Dana Carvey
I was a 2-year-old baby on something, but it’s not like I had lines. But I actually had my first lines when I was 4. And then I finished school, and I went to USC for their BFA program in acting.
Troian Bellisario
Photography is a hobby born out of my time in undergrad at USC. It is more of a pleasurable hobby, a stress reliever. I don’t consider it a professional endeavor like acting or directing.
Lee Thompson Young
I went to USC film school, briefly, which is a very traditional film school.
Doug Liman
I got in trouble in film school at USC because one of my Super-8 movies there, in the first semester, involved a snowmobile chase scene. I made an action scene, and they were like, ‘That wasn’t what you were supposed to be doing.’
Doug Liman
I can’t stand USC. They get such media attention.
Matt Besser
I was an ‘SC guy growing up. I remember my high school coach asking everybody what college and he was shocked when I said I wanted to go to USC. It wasn’t too far from us. There was something about ‘SC. Everybody wanted to go to UCLA, but I was always an ‘SC guy.
Nick Young
My phone was not ringing very much at the time after USC, and that was a very humbling experience after being let go there and to go through that process. You start calling a lot of people that don’t call you back all of a sudden, and you realize things about people.
Lane Kiffin
In the 1950s, my family first lived in West Los Angeles. Dad was studying architecture at USC and we didn’t have a lot of money. He’d buy crumbling fixer-uppers, make repairs and sell them for a small profit. Then we’d move on. My early childhood image of him is standing on a ladder and sanding the front door.
John Densmore
USC has really developed my love for the cinema.
O’Shea Jackson, Jr.
I studied film studies at USC.
Kyle Mooney
I had no interest or intention of ever writing music. I was a professional violinist in my 20s. I was obsessed with conducting, and I was conducting as much as I could, and I was studying as much as I could. I went to USC; I got an undergrad degree in violin and a master’s degree in conducting.
David Newman
I went to school and studied music for a year at USC, which unlocked a bunch of doors for me in terms of my relationship to music.
I ended up going to NYU for film school – close to Pennsylvania – but we talked about what if I went to UCLA or USC, and my mom’s whole world was caving in.
Adam F. Goldberg
As far as the bowl games, I don’t think the players really play for that. Not at USC.
Lane Kiffin
I was interested in virtual reality for several years even before working at USC, it wasn’t an interest that started there at all. In fact, when I started working at USC, I already had prototypes of the Rift that were very similar to the final design.
Palmer Luckey
I went to USC in L.A. Part of me is a real West Coast kid. My parents had a house in Palm Springs, which I now have. I spend a lot of time there.
Linda Johnson Rice
I went to USC for writing. I was judgmental of actors and their Starbucks and fancy cars.
Analeigh Tipton
I went to USC and tried to learn about the other side of the camera a little bit.
Joseph Mazzello
I was going to be a chemical engineer – I was a science nerd – that was the plan. I secretly applied to USC and NYU and got a scholarship to go to NYU based on a dumb animated short I made. It was a huge shock to me and my family.
Jon Watts
I went to USC where there’s a huge Greek system. The school is in a pretty seedy area, so the only social life is at these fraternities. I never joined one myself, but I had a lot of friends who were in frats and I would go to those parties. I had a healthy dose of being around frat life while I was in school.
Dave Franco
I didn’t want to go to college, and my parents said, ‘Well, then you’d better get a job, because we’re not paying for you to drop out of school.’ So I delivered pizza near USC for a while. We had to wear khakis and a baseball hat with the logo on it, and I worked almost every day.
Dylan Penn