Sunday, December 10, 2023

Feel-Good Interview Series: Kendall Schmidt of Big Time Rush: 10 Things to Know About Him

By: Markos Papadatos, #Powerjournalist
Kendall Schmidt is one of the four band members of the pop group Big Time Rush (along with James Maslow, Logan Henderson, and Carlos PenaVega). They just released their deluxe edition of their "Another Life" album.
He is a singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, dancer, music producer, and an actor. Ironically enough, he played Kendall Knight in the Nickelodeon TV series “Big Time Rush.” 
As an actor, Schmidt had cameos and small roles on such TV shows as ERWithout a Trace, Phil of the Future, Ghost Whisperer, Gilmore Girls, School of Rock and Frasier. 
He is also a part of the musical duo Heffron Drive, along with lifelong friend Dustin Belt. Schmidt shared 10 interesting and exciting things about him. 
Kendall Schmidt's Favorite Movie 
Schmidt listed Anchorman as his favorite movies, which stars Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, and Paul Rudd. 
Favorite Series to Binge 
His favorite series to binge-watch is Outlander with Sam Heughan. 
Favorite Cheat Meal 
Schmidt noted that “pizza” is his favorite cheat meal, though he doesn’t consider it as such. “Pizza is not really a cheat meal. I don’t look at it that way. It’s a meal that you could have a lot,” he said with a sweet laugh. 
Favorite Sports to Watch and to Play 
While Schmidt admitted that he does not really watch many sports, he enjoys playing golf, and shared that he grew up playing the four classic big sports. “I liked playing football the most,” he revealed. 
An Alternate Career Choice for Kendall Schmidt?
As his alternate career choice, Schmidt would be either a “biologist, chemist, or a mechanical engineer.” “I would do something that is really interesting on the brain,” he said. 
Dream Duet Choices in Music 
In the dream duets department, Schmidt stated that he would love to collaborate with such artists as CNCO and “Wrecking Ball” singer Miley Cyrus. 
Superpower of Choice 
His superpower of choice would be “teleportation.” “That would be so cool,” Schmidt admitted. 
Stage of his life 
On the title of the current chapter of his life, Schmidt responded, “Family.” 
‘The Masked Singer’ 
If he were to go on The Masked Singer, Schmidt conceded that he would dress up as a “horse.” 
How Kendall Schmidt Defines Success 
Regarding his definition of success, Schmidt said, “Just being able to brighten people’s days is a success, and it makes us feel good too, especially when they tell us they love our band, and they love our music.” 
“Also, giving back even more to charitable causes, that’s what I am interested in,” Schmidt added. 

To learn more about Kendall Schmidt, follow him on Instagram.