After Struggling with Homelessness, Young Man Bags His First Degree; Inspires Many

After Struggling with Homelessness, Young Man Bags His First Degree; Inspires Many

  • GatkenVevo, a determined young man, has earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the university
  • In a Twitter account, he disclosed that he struggled with homelessness and had to put his studies on hold for seven years because of financial constraints
  • Despite the impediments, he overcame as he finally achieved his goal of attaining higher education

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After struggling with homelessness, a young man, GatkenVevo, has finally earned his first degree in Political Science from the university.

Even though his studies were delayed by seven years because of financial constraints, he never gave up on his quest to attain higher education.

On February 26, the determined young man's educational journey ended as he overcame turbulent trials to achieve his goal.

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After Struggling with Homelessness, Young Man Graduates with His First Degree; Inspires Many. Photo credit: GatkenVevo
Source: Twitter

In a Twitter post, the young man inspired netizens when he noted that he was determined to make it despite the odds. He persevered.

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''Date 26/2/2022. Mark the day number 128 being homeless. And it also marks the day I finished my educational journey after seven years of delay, postponement, and struggle.
''I never lost hope; I knew I could make it, and here I am, a proud graduate of political science. I’m proud of myself,'' he shared on Twitter.

GatkenVevo's post had gathered fewer reactions as of the time of writing this report.

At Age 70, Grandfather Earns His Doctoral Degree from Top US University

In more stories about academic milestones, YEN.com.gh reported that at age 70, Joseph Grant walked across the stage to receive his doctoral degree in Political Science from Howard University, HU, making himself proud in 2021.

He is living proof that a person is never too old to follow their dreams and achieve them.

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Afrotech reports that Grant will focus on the American government and Black politics.

Grant grew up at a time when racism was rife, where things were separate but equal in the United States of America.

The native of South Carolina took a leap of faith when he was 65-years-old and relocated to Washington DC to attend Howard University. His decision paid off.

Black Man Becomes First Lawyer in His Family

Also, YEN.com.gh reported that Ray Curtis Petty Jr, ESQ is the definition of a fighter who has overcome cycles of obstacles life threw at him to achieve his goal as a legal brain, becoming the first lawyer in his family.

Undaunted by the mountain of difficulties and childhood inadequacies, he triumphed and made history as his family's first-generation attorney.

Recounting his story on his Instagram account, he recalls being told by his teachers that he should be in special education classes. His coaches also doubted his ability to remember a playbook as a child, he said.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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