6 Celebs We Want to Do a Group Project With


Group projects might be one of the more challenging parts of college, but what if you got to pick your dream team? Here are the six celebrities we'd want to work with.

We all know the perils of group projects. There's always one person who ignores all the emails, skips all the meetings, and barely contributes at all, but happily takes credit. There's one person stuck doing most of the work. And there's usually a person in the unfortunate position of trying to negotiate all the different personalities and keep everybody civil and focused. But it doesn't seem like professors are going to stop assigning group work anytime soon, so we've put together a list of the six celebrities we dream about working with. Just imagine… a group project with no slackers… We wish.

1. Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman is one smart cookie. She went to Harvard, she's published scientific papers, and she speaks, count 'em, six languages. That's five more than most of us. Plus, she's charismatic and has a good sense of humor.

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2. Ken Jeong

Ken Jeong, who you might know from Community or the Hangover movies, hasn't just played a doctor on TV; he actually used to be a doctor. Before he got his big break, Jeong juggled being a doctor with performing stand-up, which means his time management skills must be excellent. And it's always good to have a doctor in the room.

3. Shaquille O'Neal

We don't have to tell you just how accomplished Shaq is in the realm of sport, but did you know he also has a Doctorate in Leadership and Education? Every group project needs a leader, and Shaq's our choice.

A basketball falling through a hoop

4. J.K. Rowling

If our group project involves writing in any way, we'd better hope that J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter books and one of the most successful living writers, is involved. She's generous, inspiring, and did we mention has six honorary degrees?

5. Oprah

What can we say? She's Oprah. Who else could better balance the dynamics of a group of diverse, talented people trying to work together on a single project? We're sure she'd make us cry somehow and maybe even give us a car. We can hope, can't we?

A man plays an electric guitar

6. Brian May

Brian May, the legendary guitarist of Queen, isn't just a talented musician; he's also a working astrophysicist. Seriously. He balances playing music around the world with such projects as collaborating with NASA and being a chancellor of a university. He even has an asteroid named after him. We will rock you, indeed. (Get it? It's a pun.)

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By Daisy Rogozinsky
August 2018
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