Homeless Teen Graduates As High School Valedictorian, Earns $3M In Scholarships | TODAY

Homeless Teen Graduates As High School Valedictorian, Earns $3M In Scholarships | TODAY


HAD TO HOLD IT UP TO THE LIGHT.>>SPEAKING OF MONEY, BY THE>>SPEAKING OF MONEY, BY THE WAY. WAY. HERE’S A NICE STORY THAT’S GOING HERE’S A NICE STORY THAT’S GOING TO WARM YOUR HEART THIS MORNING. TO WARM YOUR HEART THIS MORNING. A HOMELESS TEENAGER FROM A HOMELESS TEENAGER FROM TENNESSEE RECEIVED $3 MILLION IN TENNESSEE RECEIVED $3 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS AFTER GRADUATING AT SCHOLARSHIPS AFTER GRADUATING AT HIS HIGH SCHOOL. HIS HIGH SCHOOL. AS HIGH SCHOOL VALEDICTORIAN. AS HIGH SCHOOL VALEDICTORIAN. MAIM, TUPAC MOSLEY GRADUATED MAIM, TUPAC MOSLEY GRADUATED FROM RALEIGH EGYPT HIGH SCHOOL FROM RALEIGH EGYPT HIGH SCHOOL WITH A 4.3 GPA, ACCEPTED TO 44 WITH A 4.3 GPA, ACCEPTED TO 44 COLLEGES. COLLEGES. AND HERE’S THE THING. AND HERE’S THE THING. AN INTERVIEW WITH NBC NEWS, AN INTERVIEW WITH NBC NEWS, TUPAC SAYS HIS FAMILY FELL ON TUPAC SAYS HIS FAMILY FELL ON HARD TIMES FOLLOWING HIS HARD TIMES FOLLOWING HIS FATHER’S DEATH IN 2017. FATHER’S DEATH IN 2017. KID WAS HOMELESS A LOT. KID WAS HOMELESS A LOT. HE WAS, HE WAS EXPERIENCING HE WAS, HE WAS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS FOR MUCH OF HIS HOMELESSNESS FOR MUCH OF HIS HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. ATTRIBUTES HIS ABILITY TO FINISH ATTRIBUTES HIS ABILITY TO FINISH HIS SCHOOLWORK AND APPLICATIONS HIS SCHOOLWORK AND APPLICATIONS THROUGH POSITIVE THROUGH POSITIVE FORWARD-THINKING MIND-SET. FORWARD-THINKING MIND-SET. STRONG SUPPORT. STRONG SUPPORT. SAID HE WAS, DIDN’T EVEN KNOW HE SAID HE WAS, DIDN’T EVEN KNOW HE GOT $3 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS GOT $3 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS UNTIL HIS GRADUATION ON SUNDAY. UNTIL HIS GRADUATION ON SUNDAY. BY THE WAY, HE HAS PICKED BY THE WAY, HE HAS PICKED TENNESSEE STATE. TENNESSEE STATE. TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY. TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY.>>FROM TENNESSEE?>>FROM TENNESSEE?>>YEAH.>>YEAH.>>RIGHT THERE’S IN NASHVILLE.>>RIGHT THERE’S IN NASHVILLE.>>THE PRESIDENT OF THE>>THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY SAID HE WAS GOING TO UNIVERSITY SAID HE WAS GOING TO BE PICKING HIM UP FROM SCHOOL, BE PICKING HIM UP FROM SCHOOL, PICKING HIM UP TO GO. PICKING HIM UP TO GO.>>YOU KNOW, IT’S — FAMILY,>>YOU KNOW, IT’S — FAMILY, HOMELESS — FAMILY HOMELESSNESS HOMELESS — FAMILY HOMELESSNESS IS A BRUTAL THING FOR KIDS WHO IS A BRUTAL THING FOR KIDS WHO DON’T KNOW WHAT SCOOP THEY’LL GO DON’T KNOW WHAT SCOOP THEY’LL GO GO TO FROM MONTH TO MONTH. GO TO FROM MONTH TO MONTH. SIT AND FOCUS, DO SO WELL IN SIT AND FOCUS, DO SO WELL IN SCHOOL IN SPITE OF THIS. SCHOOL IN SPITE OF THIS. CONGRATULATIONS TUPAC. CONGRATULATIONS TUPAC. INCREDIBLE. INCREDIBLE.>>YOU WENT TO SCHOOL THERE?>>YOU WENT TO SCHOOL THERE?>>VANDERBILT.>>VANDERBILT. WE LOVED TSU DOWN THERE.

5 thoughts on “Homeless Teen Graduates As High School Valedictorian, Earns $3M In Scholarships | TODAY

  1. God bless this young man, I pray he keeps on going and receives an excellent education and makes a good life for himself, so then he can give back, pay it forward!

  2. Not being mean but why give one person 3 million dollars why not give a whole bunch of people in the same situation smaller amounts?

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