Nicholas Jamal Simms was born in Jacksonville, FL. on October 13, 1992 to Corey and Michelle Simms little did they know a star was born. Just like any other young man Nicholas was very active in school activities such as the debate team, band, football,basketball, track, swimming and chorus. But the young star just could not strive away from the music to much longer. In his Junior year of high school still maintaining a 3.6 GPA also participating in chorus and band full time plus . This once ordinary young man later in 2009 became known as the young and talented lyric genius "Yung Boat". Boat is known for is style and gift to accomplish so much in so little time. In one year (2011) Boat released seven successful mix-tapes. The talented star also performed at varies clubs and such as: The Pub, Skyline, of North Florida, The Pit, Sunburst Studios and many more this young artist even got to perform in the ATL. As the young rapper continues to progress and succeed to put Duval County on the map in the words of Yung Boat himself "Here We Come"!!!!