From an average student to professor: The exceptional story of Prof Robert Ebo Hinson

From an average student to professor: The exceptional story of Prof Robert Ebo Hinson

- The story of an illustrious Ghanaian professor has caught the eye of

- Professor Robert Hinson has shared his struggles through life and how he sailed through

- His story, just like many others we have highlighted would inspire you greatly

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From a very humble beginning and a rather challenging break into the world of education, Robert Ebo Hinson would rise through the ranks to become a well-established professor.

In a recent capture of his struggles through life as a young chap, Professor Robert Ebo Hinson narrated what seemed like a story that was going to end in failure turning into a beautiful tale.

According to him, he was rather an average student while growing up and just like his own academic strengths then, managed to score average marks during his O-Levels.

From an average student to professor: The exceptional story of Prof Robert Ebo Hinson
Prof Robert Ebo Hinson. Source: Twitter/Prof Robert Ebo Hinson
Source: Instagram

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As if everything was going to be okay with time, Professor Robert Hinson was then hit with a tragedy - the death of his dad.

The passing of his dad happened at a very crucial time in the life of the then young Professor Robert Hinson who was just days away from sitting for his A-Levels.

He went on to recount that he managed to come out with flying colours then by scoring 9As & B+.

Following that exceptional performance, he went on to attend the Univerity of Ghana at the age of 29.

Ten years after this, Professor Robert Ebo Hinson now boasts of two doctorate degrees and a full professorship.

He was highlighting his struggles through life and his beautiful ending now to motivate all those who had hit a snag and wanted to give up on life.

He went on to indicate that life had not been all rosy and that his own setbacks taught him great lessons that have propelled him to do exploits.

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After posting a nice photo of himself to go with his story, Professor Robert Ebo Hinson captioned it:

"O-Levels average. Lost Dad few days before A-Levels. 2nd Class Lower, but 9As & B+, 1st Year MBA. Joined UG at 29 without PhD, at 39, 2 doctorates + Full Prof. Though thy beginning be small, thy latter end shall greatly increase. I've been blessed with 2nd chances. U will 2!!"

He went on to add that:

"1 thing I have learnt - Setbacks matter little if you have a God to lean on & you learn from your mistakes. Our confession is single - Even though our beginnings may be small, our end will be great, never mind what pple think! Stay with the promises in God's word! Learn, move on!"

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Meanwhile, Benjamin Sedem Ehlah has etched his name in the history books of the University of Winneba- Kumasi Campus after he was adjudged the best graduating student in his year group.

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Benjamin Sedem Ehlah, who graduated in 2020, managed to defy all the odds and braved the storms of the rigorous education system in Ghana to achieve the feat.

The 27-year-old young record-setter studied Information Technology and managed to top all students on his campus with a CGPA that was only a few decimal points short of distinction.

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