Olivia Bahou
Aug 17, 2017 @ 1:00 pm

When you think “hidden talents,” it’s easy to jump straight to juggling or magic, but Black-ish star Yara Shahidi’s is less of a party trick and more of a useful skill. The 17-year-old actress told InStyle that her secret ability is her aptitude for creating playlists.

“I would have to say, I’m a really great DJ,” she says in the video at top. “A lot of time goes into those playlists, and a lot of times my playlists are associated with seasons, colors, outfits … And so I’d have to say that I should be paid to just professionally sit in the studio.”

Considering that Shahidi has starring roles in both Black-ish and spinoff College-ish, as well as an acceptance letter to Harvard University, her secret talent might remain a hobby for now. But get ready for some next-level dorm parties, Harvard class of 2022. Meanwhile, Shahidi shares her recommendations for how to build you own personal playlist.

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Watch the video at top to learn which song she currently has on repeat.

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