LeBron James was born on December 30, 1984, in Akron, Ohio. His mother was only 16 years old when she gave birth to him

Despite his father not being present in his life, LeBron was able to build a strong bond with him in his teenage years before his father's death at the age of 42.

LeBron James was a standout high school basketball player and was even featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated as a junior in high school.

LeBron was drafted first overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2003 NBA draft, straight out of high school

LeBron has won four NBA championships, two Olympic gold medals, and four NBA MVP awards throughout his career.

LeBron James is also a philanthropist and has donated millions of dollars to various charitable causes, including building a school for at-risk youth in his hometown of Akron, Ohio

 In 2016, LeBron helped lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to their first-ever NBA championship, coming back from a 3-1 deficit against the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals

LeBron has a close relationship with his former high school coach, Dru Joyce, who he still seeks advice from to this day

LeBron James has a photographic memory and is able to remember almost every detail of a game or play he has been involved in

LeBron James has a close relationship with his childhood friend and business partner, Maverick Carter, who he has known since the fourth grade