Drake may like to stay he ~started from the bottom~, but we know where he really started — at Degrassi Community School!

The “Hotline Bling” singer got his start on Degrassi: The Next Generation — though back then, he was known as Jimmy Brooks Aubrey Graham!

And he’s not the only star who has grown up a lot since his Degrassi days!

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Epitome Pictures

Scroll through our gallery to see what the original stars of Degrassi: The Next Generation look like today!

Want to go back and relive the angst-ridden, drama-filled days of junior high and adolescence?! Be sure to check the show’s official YouTube page!

Did we mention the entire first season is available to stream?! We sense a marathon in our future…