In the wake of the tragic accident that claimed the life of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others, many are taking to social media to share their fondest memories of the late NBA legend.

While, understandably, most of the memories shared have been basketball related, one of Kobe’s high school classmates took to TikTok to share some fantastic memories from before he was an NBA star.

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It’s clear Kobe was always destined for greatness, and seeing him in his youth makes the loss feel all the more real and tragic.

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