23 year old, John Boyega last night won his second BAFTA (British Academy Film Awards). This time he won the “Rising Star Award” for his role as Finn in the record breaking “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”
“Guys, I haven’t been doing this for a long time, it’s a fluke! I’m gonna share this award with all the young dreamers who are determined, who are hard working, who are quite frankly amazing. This is also for you. Blessings for your path and God bless.”
John Boyega beat other nominees including Dakota Johnson, Brie Larson, Taron Egerton and Bel Powley.
Other winners of the night include Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Kate Winslet and more.