7 Photos Of Toronto Celebs As Awkward Teens That You Can Never Unsee

Keanu Reeves looks unrecognizable as a hockey player. 👀
7 Photos Of Toronto Celebs As Awkward Teens That You Can Never Unsee

It's hard to believe that there was once a time when Drake, The Weeknd and Mayor John Tory blended into the crowd.

But, when some of Toronto's biggest icons were in high school, some of them looked pretty unrecognizable — except for the ones that got their start on Degrassi.

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Abel Tesfaye — more widely known now as The Weeknd — rocked up a student orientation event at the University of Toronto Scarborough in 2008, 13 years before he would delight the world at the Super Bowl halftime show.

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Nina Dobrev's yearbook photos have probably aged better than anyone else's, thanks to her winning the "Most Likely To Star In The Next Hollywood Blockbuster" award from Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts in Scarborough.

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Even back in the mid-'70s, John Tory was involved in politics — seen here as the Ontario PC Youth Association president, according to Toronto Public Library.

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Drake's high school days have been immortalized in Degrassi, but his actual high school yearbook photo is too sweet not to include. Look at that smile!

Here's Rob Ford chilling on a beach in Florida in the 1980s, rocking a great haircut. 

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Dan Levy looks incredibly glamourous these days, but his ninth-grade yearbook photo shows that he wasn't always on par with David Rose. We love the T-shirt and loose-collared shirt on top — classic late '90s.

Yes, Keanu Reeves is from Toronto, and, yes, he was an awkward teen as well. Though he seems ageless nowadays, he used to help coach North Toronto's Wigglesworth Warriors in Bantam hockey, according to Sports Illustrated. Apparently, he's not a bad skater!

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