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17-year-old homeless kid beats colleagues to become school’s best student, wins $3m scholarship to study Engineering

A 17-year-old homeless boy named Tupac Mosley have stunned his colleagues after graduating as the best student of Raleigh Egypt High School in Tennessee eastern United States.

Tupac Mosley who emerged as the best student in his class despite facing several challenges of being homeless maintained a 4.3 GPA and got accepted to more than 40 universities in the United States.

He also won a cumulative $3 million scholarship fund, including the Gates Bridge Scholarship, to study at the University. “When I heard that I got $3 million, I was more than elated and excited and astonished that it was that much,” Mosley told Fox 13.

Tupac’s father had died and his family was unable to pay their debts. They were eventually evicted from their home and have been residing in various residences throughout Memphis, United States since then.

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Thankfully, they learned about “For the Kingdom”, a nonprofit organization that helps urban children and teens make positive choices while simultaneously providing a camping site. Tupac was grateful for the opportunity to spend time with his family.

Tupac has enrolled for a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering at Tennessee State University, United States.

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Tupac Expressed his appreciation to his teachers and principal for believing in him. He also encouraged his fellow graduates to believe in themselves and work hard, so that they can do everything they set their minds to.

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“Never let your current situation, whatever circumstances you’re going through, be a mountain that you can’t climb,” Mosley said.

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Tupac Mosley has enrolled for a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering at the Tennessee State University, United States and is set to graduate in 2023.

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