Misty Copeland’s commercial for Under Armour’s “I Will What I Want” campaign went viral, gaining over 9,000,000 views to date.
“I think every woman has her version of that rejection letter,” says Copeland. Though she did not receive that exact epistle, she believes it encapsulates the feedback she has received in her career. “Like many women, I was told that I wasn’t good enough and that I couldn’t succeed, but I willed myself to where I am now. I think that’s a message that resonates with all women. Success isn’t handed to us: we earn it.”
Check out the spot below: