As his career heads into the stratosphere with the release of Black Panther, it’s great to see Ryan Coogler keeping his feet on the ground.

In January, he surprised the heck out of 20 students at the non-profit Ghetto Film School in Los Angeles by dropping in. Not only did he share advice and answer questions, he also invited the students to the world premier of Black Panther.

Check out this footage of Coogler’s visit and the premiere’s red carpet shebang, and try not to be even a little inspired.

Read STACK‘s Black Panther review here.