The men I idolized built their bodies and became somebody – like Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger – and I thought, ‘That can be me.’ So I started working out. The funny thing is I didn’t realize back then that I was having a defining moment.
My freshman and sophomore years in high school, I spent a lot of time trying to get back on the right track. I was arrested multiple times by the time I was 16, so I had a little harder time trying to adjust like a lot of us do in high school. – Dwayne Johnson
Some of the kids in school used to call my father a fake or a phony. That kind of thing brought on a few fights. – Dwayne Johnson
I started in action, and then I went to comedy school. – Dwayne Johnson