Comedians Lil’ Rel Howery and Tiffany Haddish are besties. While both of their stars are shining brighter with each new role and opportunity, things were always this golden for the both of them.

The two comedic counterparts often think back over their struggles and laugh at Tiffany’s almost broken down Geo Tracker, their tiny apartments, and constant auditions.

When Lil’ Rel stopped by The Root’s office to talk about his show Rel, we asked him to tell us a story about his comedy bestie, Tiffany Haddish, and what he shared with us about her undeniable will and humbling journey will motivate you to reach any goal you’ve set for yourself.