"My mother [Dusty's parents are divorced, but his mother Lynda Hernandez is very much a part of Dusty's life and career] always made me promise to stay on my schooling," he said. "I've taken a few college classes. I graduated from Thomas Stone High School. I was on the honor roll there and played varsity basketball for two years. I just went back there to speak to a class about how important it is to take advantage of every opportunity you have to succeed."