IsLocallyControlled() before TickComponent

I am trying to figure out if a component is locally controlled or not before the TickComponent function has been called. I have tried to call the function IsLocallyControlled() in the Initialize Component or PostInitProperties functions, but at that point, the controllers have not been initialized yet and therefore I can’t know if the entity is controlled by the player or not. Do I really need to wait until TickComponent is called for the first time to use that function successfully?