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The Rock Returns Back to His Middle School

On his off day from filming 'Jumanji' The Rock spent some time at his old middle school.

While spending some time in Hawaii filming Jumanji, The Rock got a chance to stop by his old middle school and reminisce about his younger days.

Had to go back to my roots, walk around, soak it in and take a moment to be grateful. I was 13 when I went to Washington Middle School here in Hawaii. Your boy was strugglin' to stay on the right path. I was a mix of a kid who embraced hard work (held my first job down at 13 as a dishwasher at a pizza joint from 4pm-1130pm) and a kid who kept screwing up as well (busted for theft, fighting and check fraud at 13). I mean what dad wouldn't want his teenage daughter bringing me home - all 13yrs old, 6'2, 185lbs of trouble and walking acne. I was a real catch back then people. Lots of young boys and girls out there who are "teetering" as I was. Life could go either for them. Coming back to my roots here cemented the fact that kids always need strong positive influences in their life. We gotta believe in their potential 'cause they're at a crucial age where they have no idea what their potential even is. If we lead by example and discipline them early enough, young kids who are struggling can still grow into tremendous leaders. And become foosball champions at the Boys Club. #GratefulDay #Roots #PowerOfLeadership #AndWashingDishesAt13 #AndAcneBreakouts

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Clearly is wasn’t always glitz and glamour for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. He shared some of his troubled adolescent stories, adding “Your boy was strugglin' to stay on the right path.” 

His massive size hadn't exactly started working in his favor at the time either, “I mean what dad wouldn't want his teenage daughter bringing me home - all 13yrs old, 6'2, 185lbs of trouble and walking acne?”

Fast forward 30 years and he is a super success who sometimes goes swimming while wearing a $2,000 microphone.

Clearly The Rock is enjoying his time in Hawaii, and not taking things too seriously while on set. If this is any indication of how the movie will turn out, we should be in for a good one. 

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