How it started vs how it's going: Local man shows his grow-up & 'glow-up'

How it started vs how it's going: Local man shows his grow-up & 'glow-up'

- A popular Twitter user with the handle, @Cellular_ZA has joined in on the "How it started vs how it's going" trend on the app

- Cellular shared before and after photos of him wearing a graduation cap and gown

- South African tweeps love his glow up and many thought that baby Cellular was absolutely adorable

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Popular South African Twitter user, @Cellular_ZA (Cellular) shared two pictures of himself as part of the "How it started vs how it's going" trend. Cellular's first image appears to be his pre-school graduation.

The second image is of him graduating from a tertiary institution. Cellular's tweet received hundreds of responses from Saffa tweeps. Many are congratulating him on his accomplishments while others can't get over how cute he was as a kid.

Cellular's "how it started vs how it's going" challenge received over 6 000 likes and over 300 retweets at the time of's viewing.

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This young man shared his glow up through a Twitter trend. Source: @Cellular_ZA / Twitter
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Take a look at Cellular's tweet below:

Take a look at some of the responses to his tweet:

@Thato_Rachidi wrote:

"That's a good thing, my Man... This shows that we are serious with life, we are not on Twitter only without doing anything."

@Bongv_ said:

"All u need is respect Mr!!"

@theolimourii replied wit"

"The boy is focused and nothing can disturb the boy... Congratulations once again."

In similar news, it was recently reported on a man who hustled to put himself through varsity. Not everyone can afford to go to university but some people work hard to make their dreams a reality.

One man, Jon Lyon, took to Twitter share how he hustled to put himself through university. Lyon took part in a social media challenge where he detailed how his life has changed over a couple of years. The post inspired South Africans and they applauded Lyon in the comment section. He captioned the post: "How it started vs how it is going. Hustle for University Application fee 2012 vs 2016 UCT Alumni."

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Twitter user, @Steph_Atkin, wrote:

"Fantastic! Never give up on yourself and maintain that fighting spirit."

Zanele Rosdavis, who goes by the handle @zanele_Azania, said:

"No but God is amazing. Well done man!"

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