Gabriel Silva unquestionably believes in giving back to his community. On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, the 12-year-old Live By Night actor, model, and founder of Take Action Apparel & Gear, made sure that a local Texas elementary school got the opportunity to have tickets for the new Marvel movie, Black Panther.
Silva, along with friend, actress, model, and animal rights advocate Brooklyn Oakes took money out of their own pockets to make sure that Blackshear Elementary School had tickets to disseminate to parents of chosen students to see the film.
“I think that it is important to always give back to my community. I saw how many A-list celebrities like T.I., Miss Octavia Spencer, and Miss Serena Williams did their part in making sure that kids like me got the opportunity to see the film, so I talked with one of my best friends, and Brooklyn and I came up with money between the two of us to buy tickets for Blackshear Elementary School,” comments Silva. “Hopefully, one day, we will be able to team up again and, like T.I., Miss Spencer, and Miss Williams, buy out an entire theater! That would definitely be both epic and fun.”