Homeless to Harvard: The story of Richard Jenkins is the inspiration you need today

From the tough Philly streets to the Ivy League elite, Richard Jenkins overcame a troubling childhood and beat the odds to land a full-ride scholarship to Harvard, reports CNN.

The 18-year-old school senior was relentless in his academic pursuit and stayed the course in school, even as he faced homelessness, medical issues, and constant bullying in classes.

READ MORE: Black parents furious about racist texts sent to middle school students in Texas

Rough Start

Jenkins said he and his...

What feeling does this article give you?
Joy
Disgust
Fear
Anger
Sadness

#hashtags to follow:

Philly [+]    Ivy League [+]    Richard Jenkins [+]    Harvard [+]    CNN [+]    Texas [+]    Jenkins [+]   

More #news: