- In 2015, Victor Agbafe was thrust into the limelight after he got accepted into all eight Ivy League schools
- The straight-A student and basketball player at Cape Fear Academy in Wilmington went on to pursue his undergraduate studies at Harvard University
- Agbafe is now two years into medical school at the University of Michigan and has enrolled in law school at Yale University
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Wilmington native and straight-A student Victor Agbafe, who got accepted into all eight Ivy League schools in 2015, is now enrolled in medical and law schools.
The North Carolina Ivy League phenom is two years into medical school at the University of Michigan and recently enrolled in law school at Yale University.
Agbafe was thrust into the spotlight in 2015 after the final-year student at Cape Fear Academy in Wilmington, North Carolina, got acceptance into the prominent schools.
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He went on to pursue his undergraduate studies at Harvard University. Seven years after, the prodigy is working hard to become both a doctor and a lawyer.
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''Last year during my M1 year in med school, I applied to law school. I was lucky to have some options and chose Yale,'' he said, according to WBTV.
Despite taking on such a giant dream, Agbafe wholeheartedly believes that time will fly by and before he knows it, he will have accomplished his goals of becoming both a doctor and a lawyer.
After Overcoming Adversity, Black Lady Becomes Her Family's First Graduate and Doctor
YEN.com.gh previously reported that on her journey to earning a degree, Lerato Jaca triumphed adversity to achieve her goals, becoming the first person in her family to bag a degree in 2020.
She understood what it meant for a Black girl to glean such a feat, more so, make history.
In a post on Twitter, Jaca disclosed that she graduated from the University of Cape Town, UCT, making history as her family's first graduate and doctor.
Black Man Becomes First Lawyer in His Family
Also, 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.
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