He struggled with body image issues and low self-esteem as, in his own words, no one looked like him, and suffered bullying due to his appearance. Reaction to some of his early works was positive particularly on their distinct candor and reliability, which led to more provocative sketches such as The Try Guys,  which was established in Buzzfeed in  together with co-stars Ned Fulmer, Keith Habersberger, and Zach Kornfeld. Blade wins journalism awards. Looking back: The Buzzfeed video parody, Awkward Moments Only Asians Understand in which he starred in, listed a slew of racial stereotypes and daily microaggressions.
Perhaps sometimes useful shorthand, these generalizations turn into ugly and limiting stereotypes that foreclose the possibility of people knowing each other as individuals.
YouTube screenshot. Early on, he lost his Texan accent by the prodding of his sister, who told him he might face difficulties getting into Ivy League schools. Retrieved January 17,
Puerto Rico House of Representatives approves religious freedom bill.