… I’m done with that. … My gut tells me I’m done.’”
Dwayne’s father Rocky Johnson and grandfather Peter Maivia were professional wrestler’s with the WWE. Dwayne decided he wanted to follow in their footsteps to his fathers disapproval.
He recalls his father saying, ‘You’re throwing it all away. It is the worst mistake you will ever make. I said to him ‘Maybe I’ll be no good, but I feel like, in my heart, I have to do this.’”
Dwayne’s father eventually became his trainer and he shares that his decade long career as a wrestler was, “one of the greatest chapters in my life.”