Jamie claims that winning the Oscar® was a group effort—he couldn't have done it without his family, friends, management and the African-American acting community. "We did it," he says.
"This is what I really admire about you," Oprah says. "You pull other people in, and you want them to be successful."
Camaraderie is so important to Jamie that he shares a home with family members and rarely goes anywhere without his friends. "I can't be alone," he says. "I think [it comes from] my childhood, growing up as the only child and not being able to kick it with [kids in the neighborhood]—my grandma was [strict]!"