Dwanye ‘The Rock’ Johnson looked EXACTLY the same when he was 16

He was 6'2 and 225lbs and people thought he was an undercover cop!

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by Laurence Mozafari |
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Dwayne Johnson AKA The Rock, AKA the most electrifying man in sports entertainment, AKA the man who can help reboot any film franchise AKA, the 43-year-old man who looked exactly the same when he was 16.

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The ex-wrestler turned film star took to Facebook and Instagram to share an epic throwback thursday, which showed the man mountain was, well, a man mountain, even when he was a mere 16-years-old.

The Rock just skipped being a kid and went straight for manhood
The Rock just skipped being a kid and went straight for manhood

Sure, he had a little more hair and an amazing pencil thin moustache, but back in 1988 Dwayne Johnson was 225lbs and weighed 225lbs. In fact, he looked so old that other students at school thought he was a real-life Jump Street cop, posing undercover as a student.

In the Facebook post The Rock explained: "#‎TBT‬ By the time I was 16 yrs old, I had already enrolled in four high schools across the country due to being evicted and lil' trouble with the law.. McKinley HS (Honolulu, HI), Glenn Cliff HS (Nashville, TN), McGavock HS (Nashville, TN), Freedom HS (Bethlehem, PA).

"I was also 6'4 225lbs, rockin' a dead caterpillar on my lip (aka the porn 'stache) and all the kids in every high school thought I was an undercover cop cause I looked like a mutated, yet handsome SOB of a man child.

"Plus in Nashville I was already hangin' out in honey tonk dive bars on Music Row and hustlin' cars from crackheads. Yup, one of the many reasons why I'm a grateful man for the life I have today and also grateful I straight up kicked puberty's ass early in life. ‪

"#‎GodBlessSamoanAndBlackGenetics‬ ‪#‎AndGodBlessOurTeenageYears‬ ‪#‎AndWTFWasIThinkingWithThisMustache‬"

#TBT By the time I was 16 yrs old, I had already enrolled in four high schools across the country due to being evicted... > >

Posted by [Dwayne The Rock Johnson](https://www.facebook.com/DwayneJohnson) on [Thursday, 6 August 2015

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Everyone can just stop posting Throwback Thursdays now - heck, we can all just stop posting pictures on the internet - because this is as good as it gets.

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