Hamden celebrity of the week
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, 46, Professional Wrestler and Actor
Though “The Rock” was born in Hayward, California, he attended fifth and sixth grade at Shepherd Glen Elementary and Hamden Middle School when his father, “Rocky Johnson” moved to Connecticut to wrestle professionally for WWE. Johnson, who later moved to Pennsylvania, played collegiate football on scholarship at the University of Miami before beginning his career as a professional actor.