The name Justin Combs may not sound familiar to you, but the last name Combs does. Justin Dior Combs is one of the many sons of the prolific rapper and singer Sean Combs. Just like his famous father, Justin proved in his early childhood that he has that star power. Even though he may not follow the path of a musician, he excels in other areas such as science and sports. In fact, he is an aspiring American footballer who recently received a scholarship to play football at the University of California in Los Angeles. He is a young man who undoubtedly has a good head on his shoulders and, despite his father’s wealth and fame, remains modest and goal-oriented. Here are more interesting facts about him.
Justin Combs Biography
The boy was born on December 30, 1993, in Mount Vernon, New York. He happens to be the first son of his father, Sean Diddy Combs, and his mother, Misa Hylton-Brim. Although he is his mother’s only son, Justin has five other siblings from his father’s relationships with other women. His father’s second son is Christian Casey Combs, born in 1998 to his mother, Kim Porter. The third child and third daughter, Chance Combs, was born in 2006 as a daughter of the mother, Sarah Chapman. The twin girls of the above family, D’Lila Star Combs, and Jessie James Combs, were both born on December 21, 2006, as daughters of the mother Kim Porter. Justin Combs also has a brother who was adopted by his father. His name is Quincy and he is the son of Kim Porter and music producer and singer Al B.
Other Justin Combs Facts
1. High School Football And Achievements
Justin Combs is a young man who has succeeded in breaking most of the stereotypes associated with rich children, especially a black child with a famous musician as his father. It wouldn’t have been a surprise if he was always partying and living the life of a rock star, but he is trying to make a name for himself and make his family proud. When he was in high school at Iona Prep, Mount Vernon, New York Chap, played the quarterback and defensive back position on the school’s team. When he was in his senior year, he was named starting quarterback and later became All-State and All-American. He was also named the number seven (7) contender in New York and a three-star recruit on ESPN.com.
2. Controversy Regarding His UCLA Scholarship
In 2012, the media was alarmed by the news that Justin Combs had received a football scholarship worth a whopping $54,000 to study and play football at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Given that he comes from a very wealthy family and that the scholarship would have been more appropriate for a less privileged child, eyebrows were raised. The university immediately issued a statement explaining that Justin had received a sports scholarship and not a needy scholarship. Athletics scholarships are awarded to recipients based on their academic performance and their talents as athletes. The University further explained that this scholarship is very similar to the one for basketball players who are not dependent on government funding, instead, the funds are generated solely from the sale of UCLA Athletics tickets, private donations from fans, media contracts, and corporate partnerships.
3. Father’s Altercation With The Assistant Coach
In June 2015 the news of Justin’s father’s arrest was a trend. It was revealed that P. Diddy was arrested after a confrontation with Justin’s coach Sal Alosi, who, he claimed, yelled and screamed at his son during practice while watching on the sidelines. After practice, Diddy followed the trainer to his office, convinced that he probably had a problem with his son. He claimed that he tried to reason with the trainer, but the trainer made him wait while he was on the phone. This prompted Diddy to grab a cast-iron Kettlebell, normally used for weight lifting and exercise, and swing it onto the trainer. Luckily for Sal Alosi, it only just missed him and neither party suffered any serious injuries. Diddy, however, was then detained by campus police before being transferred to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Inmate Reception Center. The case has since been settled by mutual agreement.
4. Games Played As A Reserve & Special Teamer
Justin Combs has played a total of seven games as a defensive quarterback for UCLA’s football team, the Bruins. All of this took place in the 2013-2014 season, where he played either as a reserve in defense or in special teams. He also completed a total of four solid career tackles.
5. Acting And Reality TV Stints
In 2013 he appeared as an actor in the film “Date With a Hammer”, a feature film that happened to be his first major acting opportunity. Nevertheless, he is not new in front of the camera, because in 2008 his birthday was featured on MTV’s “My Super Sweet 16”.