Degrassi: The Next Generation

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  • Aubrey Drake Graham's Degrassi: The Next Generation

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    attended Forest Hill Collegiate Institute, where he felt alone due to it being a predominantly white-high school. It was during his time there when he was introduced into the entertainment business, through a classmate. He got a role on Degrassi: The Next Generation, as Jimmy Brooks, a basketball star who becomes wheelchair bound after being shot. He continued to star on this show from (2001-2009). He received a Young Artist Award

  • Why Is Nina Dobrev A Good Role Model

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    Everyone has a different role model for their own different reasons. Sometimes it's just because of what they do and their films, and other times it's because of their great personality and loving nature. Overall, everyone has a specific person they look up to whether it's a celebrity or their mother. Nina Dobrev, one of many actresses, stands out amongst the crowd for me. She is kind and compassionate and always modest and humble. Through hard work, patience, and persistence, Nina Dobrev has become

  • Teen Television Dram The Next Generation, By The Bell And Beverly Hills Of 90210

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    specifically on the genre of Teen TV Drama using the television show Degrassi: The Next Generation, and comparing it to two other programs such as Saved by the Bell and Beverly Hills of 90210. Through this notion, we

  • Analysis Of The Movie ' Degrassi '

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    catchy theme song, it was inevitable that Degrassi: The Next Generation was on-air. Televised from all aspects of the department of education; parents, students and faculty. You receive a depiction of reality as well as a true insight of transforming through a conditioned environment; an educated institution. Degrassi has been popular for decades, continuously creating new sub-series maintaining an engagement with their viewers. The lives of the students at Degrassi Community School dealing with the serious

  • Aubrey Drake

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    Drake Aubrey “Drake” Graham is a Jewish actor/rapper who was born in Toronto on October 24th, 1986, Drake is the son of Sandi and Dennis Graham. Drake was brought to acting by his friend’s dad who got him a role which was a character from the show “Degrassi”. Then a few years later he was found by rapper lil Wayne and then was signed into Young Money Records. His father Dennis is African American, a native of Memphis, Tennessee and his mother Sandi is Jewish Canadian. Drake’s interest in performing

  • Drake Speech

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    break into the small screen when he met with an agent that landed him a role that we’re all familiar with, basketball superstar turned painter turned rapper, Jimmy Brooks on Degrassi: The Next Generation… You know Degrassi had a way of just making stuff up that didn’t make any sense. Drake went on to star on Degrassi for the next eight years.

  • Drake Research Paper

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    the top of the music world. The show follows the dramatic lives of a group of teenagers at Degrassi High School, and Drake played the part of Jimmy Brooks, sometimes dubbed "Wheelchair Jimmy," a basketball star who becomes permanently wheelchair bound when he is shot by a classmate. " Shortly afterward, in 2001, Drake landed a role on the Canadian teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation. " 'Degrassi' Star It was one of Drake's classmates at Forest Hill who gave him his start in the entertainment

  • Just Another Generation Of Normal Degrassi Teens

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    Just Another Generation of Normal Degrassi Teens For over a decade, many a middle school student has watched an episode of degrassi and wondered “How accurate is this show anyway?” Everyone at some point questions how many teens deal with any of the situations dealt with in this TV show. The drugs, depression, and drama come off as excessive, but then again we should be watching the show in context. These high school students, like every Degrassi student before them, experiences biological, cognitive

  • Drake Biography

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    your dream job from the smallest and unnoticable array of talents. Here are 5 things you didn’t know about Drake, according to SheKnows. Drake started out as a Canadian TV star. He was only 15 years old when he played Jimmy Brooks in “Degrassi: The Next Generation.” His role starred a basketball pro in a wheelchair. His character was dissolved after a few runs. He also did a voice stunt in “Ice Age: Continental Drift” in 2012. He was Ethan, that popular boy-toy mammoth - although he probably wasn’t

  • Aubrey Drake Graham

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    Collegiate Institute where he began his acting career. He attended two institutes before dropping out of high school although years later he graduated. At the age of fifteen, Aubrey's agent found him an acting job on the new hit series Degrassi: The Next Generation, as a character named Jimmy Brooks. By this point many might recognize Aubrey Drake Graham as the famous and talented rapper/ actor who goes by the name Drake. Over the years Drake has portrayed hard work, dedication, and pure talent throughout