This year’s Grammy Awards was yet another big night for Kanye West, even if he was off playing tambourine in Brazil. Today CBS 2 Chicago asked a few of Yeezy’s high school teachers about Chi-Town’s favorite son and his rise to fame. Mostly Ye’s former educators were proud and unsurprised by his success, given his deep and eclectic knowledge of music.

When asked about Kanye’s infamous run-in with Taylor Swift at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, one less-than-shocked teacher said, “even in high school he sometimes spoke out before he thought about the consequences … he’s just impulsive.” Watch the whole segment up above.

[via FakeShoreDrive]