"And then I thought a little more deeply," she continued. "I was thinking, every last person in this room must do that at some capacity. So that means that every single person in this room is trailblazing, whether it's within or without. So as you honor me tonight, I want to honor all of you. And I want to say, here's to us for all of our trailblazing. Keep it up and thank you!
Amy Doyle, general manager of MTV, VH1, CMT and Logo praised Jada in a statement. "Jada has been a powerhouse since the beginning of her career and has achieved multi-hyphenate status throughout," she wrote. "She is the epitome of someone who is not afraid to challenge the status quo and we are thrilled to present her with this year's Trailblazer Award."