Prior to becoming Drizzy Drake and selling over 5 million albums worldwide, Aubrey Drake Graham began acting while attending Forest Hill Collegiate Institute in Toronto. At age 15, Drake met an agent who got him a role on the popular Canadian teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation. He played the character Jimmy Brooks on the show, a basketball star who later had to deal with the hardships of being physically disabled. He stayed on the show until 2009 when his character graduated from Degrassi High. During that time, he released a few mixtapes that eventually led to the illustrious rap career he has today.