What president grew up in Compton CA?
Richard Nixon was the only President who grew up in California. He actually grew up about 15 miles east of Compton, in Whittier and Yorba Linda.
Rasheed Wallace, who plays for the Boston Celtics, is known in the NBA as one of the most "Ghetto" players. He grew up in inner city Philadelphia. Allen Iverson grew up in Newport News, VA, where there are many projects or ghetto neighborhoods. Paul Peirce grew up in Inglewood, CA, which is known as one of the worst cities in the country.