I hung out with other kids who weren't jocks or pretty girls. I had a set of 3 girls who weren't popular who I hung out with at recess. And then I moved to a group of boys who were a little popular and a little badboys, with a couple of girls who were formerly popular but ousted. But I was the runt of that litter.
I was super anxious about schoolwork and thus did poorly. Started getting into X-Men comics, which made me feel understood. Would get teased and bullied often, cried often despite trying with every ounce of my being to hold the tears back, wasn't into sports except for gymnastics, which wasn't considered a sport. I got an A++ in Gymnastic week in phys-ed tho. I didn't realize it but I was stronger than a lot of the "jocks".
Around you kids I'd be alternating between screaming "I HATE YOU I HATE YOU I HATE YOU", bursting out in tears, and trying to fit in with the popular kids. Hating them yet wishing they'd like me. I'd never create new topics for fear the certain ridicule. I'd be super concerned with "winning" the fights because image was so important then. I'd probably ragequit all the time and you'd all laugh at that.