Drake (real name: Aubrey Graham) starred on the hit series from 2001 to 2009. He played Jimmy Brooks, a basketball star who was paralyzed in the show's infamous shooting episode "Time Stands Still." Later in the series, Graham's musical skills were put to good use, as Jimmy pursued a career as a rapper (Never forget: "Shut up girl and make my lunch!"), before deciding to undergo a stem cell surgery.
While Drake's time on the boob tube may now be a thing of the past, Netflix recently announced that Degrassi will live on following the end of its 14 season run on Teen Nick. Canada's Family Channel and Netflix will air 20 new episodes of Degrassi: Next Class, which is set to debut in 2016.