Blake Austin Griffin was born in Oklahoma City in 1989. He is the son of Gail and Tommy Griffin. His brother, Tayler, played for the Suns in 2009-10. Blake stayed in the OKC area for high school, attending Oklahoma Christian School in Edmond, where his father was the head coach of the basketball team. The duo combined for four straight state titles. Griffin has a strong interest in professional comedy, having interned with "Funny or Die" and performing at The Laugh Factory (Los Angeles) and the Just For Laughs Festival (Montreal). He's created a multimedia venture called Mortal Media with Ryan Kalil of the NFL's Carolina Panthers. Griffin made the largest gift ever to the University of Oklahoma by a former Sooners basketball player, contributing to a planned addition to the university's Lloyd Noble Performance Center. Follow Griffin on Twitter and Instagram (@BlakeGriffin23).