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Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson, also commonly referred to as “The Rock”, is an actor, producer, businessman, and retired pro wrestler. More notably, he is an avid activist of a better American democracy. Johnson participated in the 2000 Democratic National Convention as part of WWE’s non-partisan “Smackdown Your Vote” campaign, which aimed to influence young people to vote. He also had a speaking role at the 2000 Republican National Convention that same year. In 2006, Johnson founded the Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation, a charity working with at-risk and terminally ill children. After the 2018 Hawaii floods, he worked with Malama Kauai, a nonprofit organization, to help repair damages caused by the floods.