Alabama native Channing Tatum turned down a football scholarship to a West Virginia state college and had moved to Miami to enjoy his post-high school life. He was discovered on the streets by a talent agent, who soon booked him modeling contracts with Nautica, Gap and Abercrombie & Fitch. Acting gigs followed quickly, including roles in blockbusters like “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra” and, most recently, “21 Jump Street.”-XFINITY Entertainment Staff
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