- Nii Djormor Sackey is a young Ghanaian man who recently graduated with his master's degree with a GPA of 3.72.
- The young Ghanaian genius earned his postgraduate degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in the US
- YEN.com.gh throws the spotlight on his journey, struggles, and success story
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Determination coupled with resilience triumphs over even the toughest obstacles and young Ghanaian creative, Nii Djormor Sackey, embodies these traits.
Sackey has beat major odds and is finally living a thriving life with his dreams in sight.
While growing up, he received his early education as a teenager at Accra Academy where he studied Visual Arts.
He later moved to China to pursue a degree programme in Petroleum Engineering Oil and Gas at Liaoning Shihua University where he graduated with a GPA of 3.54.
After successfully earning his undergraduate degree at the prestigious university in China, Sackey returned to Ghana for six months to work as a master of ceremonies (MC), hosting events with A-list event MCs such as Fifi Folson and Dela of TV3.
Sackey later travelled to the United States to pursue his postgraduate degree at the University of Central Oklahoma where he attained his MBA in Energy Systems and graduated with a GPA of 3.72.
While pursuing his master's, the resilient young man worked as a teaching assistant in the Math and Science department. Sackey taught general physics and physical chemistry at the university.
He also worked at Walmart as a truck unloader in the afternoon and attended classes in the evening. He combined that with his Uber driving work and post-mates after classes.
In spite of the challenges that came with combining several jobs and his studies, Sackey overcame the odds and successfully earned his postgraduate degree.
Sackey typifies Black excellence and is an exemplary persona whose story has inspired many.
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In another story, a female body repair and spraying technician named Madam Esther has won the hearts of many on social media with her rare skills in a male-dominated field.
The highly-skilled woman, who works as an auto body repair and spraying technician at Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region, has been videoed carrying out her daily routine at a workshop.
YEN.com.gh gathers that Madam Esther has been working as a spraying technician and serving drivers in the Nkawkaw area with her rare expertise for over a decade.
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