Anthony Ryan Leslie, known professionally as Ryan Leslie, who sang the infamous song "Beautiful Lie", scored a perfect score of 1600 on his SAT at the age of 14 while attending Bear Creek High School, in Stockton, California.
He was also accepted at accepted into Harvard and Yale at 16. He decided to attend Harvard and graduated from there with a degree in government, concentrating in political science and macroeconomics.
Also, During his freshman year at Harvard, Leslie devoted many hours per week to creating and developing music in a studio basement on campus. He taught himself basic production skills and also developed a musical style of his own.