Earned his bachelor's degree from LSU on Dec. 15, 2000, keeping a promise he made to mother, Lucille, and recently earned his MBA from the University of Phoenix.
Attended the Los Angeles County Police Academy and is an active member of the Miami-Dade County Sheriff Department.
National Spokesperson for Reading is Fundamental (RIF) and is the author of two children's books, 'Shaq and the Beanstalk' and 'Other Very Tall Tales'.
Has appeared in many major motion pictures, including Blue Chips, Kazaam, Steel, The Wash and Scary Movie 4.
Is expecting his fifth child with wife, Shaunie.
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