Because “intelligent, logical” is the most ghetto thing ever, amirite?
Fun fact: R&B superstar Aaliyah signed her record contract at age 12.
Fun fact: Comedian, actress, and talk show host Aisha Tyler has over 50 credits to her name.
Fun Fact: In 2006, KeKe Palmer, Laurence Fishburne, and Angela Bassett starred in Akeelah and the Bee, a film about a young girl being coached for the National Spelling Bee.
Fun Fact: Former football player Amani Toomer played with the New York Giants for 13 seasons, including their 2007 Super Bowl title.
Fun Fact: In 2004, boxer Amir Khan became the youngest Brit to win a medal at the Olympic games. He was 17 when he won silver.
Fun Fact: The classic book Le Petit Prince was written by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
Fun Fact: Singer Ciara’s (who pronounces her name like Sierra) 2004 debut album, Goodies, hit triple platinum.
Fun Fact: Fatima Whitbread won silver at the 1988 Olympics for javelin.
Fun Fact: Actress Jada Pinkett Smith has appeared in over 35 projects.
Fun Fact: Bangladeshi scientist Jamal Islam graduated from Cambridge.
Fun Fact: There’s a saint named Jerome. He translated the Old Testament into Latin from Hebrew.
Fun Fact: Basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has six NBA titles to his name and is the all-time leading scorer.
Fun Fact: Singer Zayn Malik was actually eliminated from The X Factor before being brought back for the group competition. The group he joined? One Direction.
Fun Fact: Actress Mercedes Ruehl won an Oscar for The Fisher King in 1991.
Fun Fact: Egyptian actor Omar Sharif appeared in many classic Hollywood films such as Lawrence of Arabia, Funny Girl, and The Mirror Has Two Faces.
Fun Fact: DJ Rashad, who passed away in 2014, is known as one of the godfathers of the footwork music movement and released five albums in his lifetime.
Fun Fact: Actress Rashida Jones is the daughter of Quincy Jones and Peggy Lipton and graduated from Harvard.
Fun Fact: Rugby player Tariq Sims represented Fiji at the World Cup in 2013.
Fun Fact: German opera singer Tiana Lemnitz could perform German, Italian, French, and Russian operas.