Kadeem Hardison, Jasmine Guy, Cree Summer

Dwayne Wayne (Kadeem Hardison) is a native of Brooklyn, New York, son of Woodson and Adele Wayne, achieved a perfect score on the math portion of the SAT, roommate and best friend of Ron Johnson, made unsuccessful advances on numerous women throughout his freshman year, worked as a university-sanctioned math tutor, had unrequited feelings for Denise Huxtable (went on one date with her), unsuccessfully ran for the title of "Miss Hillman" (at Denise's urging) in order to highlight the allegedly sexist nature of campus beauty pageants, dated Suzanne Taylor (who was unwilling to enter into a serious relationship), went on a date with Denise's younger sister Vanessa Huxtable (without first realizing her true age or identity), pledged Kappa Lambda Nu Fraternity but dropped from the line before "crossing over", prevented Garth Parks from raping Freddie, unsuccessfully ran for student body president, was heartbroken upon learning of Denise's marriage to Martin Kendall, undermined Whitley's relationship with Julian Day, involved in an on-again-off-again relationship with Whitley for years, worked as summer intern with Kinishewa, involved in serious relationship with Kinu Owens, broke up with Kinu because of his lingering feelings for Whitley, was distraught when his childhood friend Zelmer Collier was deployed to the Persian Gulf just before the start of Operation Desert Storm, graduated as valedictorian of Class of 1991, engaged to Whitley, became the man to whom Whitley lost her virginity, enrolled in graduate school at Hillman, employed as an instructor of mathematics at Hillman, engagement broken (after he almost cheats on Whitley), victim of a bias incident at Virginia A&M University (on the weekend of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 1992), slept with Whitley (while she was involved with Virginia state senatorial candidate Byron Douglas III), interrupted Whitley & Byron's wedding ceremony and married Whitley immediately thereafter, son-in-law of Mercer and Marion Gilbert, honeymoon in Los Angeles coincided with the 1992 riots following the verdict in the Rodney King trial, expecting a child with Whitley, designed a new video game for Kinishewa (based upon a concept from Ron), moved to Japan (with Whitley) to work for Kinishewa.

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