Young mother defies odds, graduates from high school at age 15

Young mother defies odds, graduates from high school at age 15

Ronjanae Howard’s life was turned upside-down when she fell pregnant at 12 years old, but today she has inspired teens around the globe by graduating high school at only 15.

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Ronjanae Howard, a young woman from Lafayette, Louisiana, has surprised people around the world when she recently graduated from high school two years earlier than the usual age.

On top of this, Ronjanae is a teen mother, who became pregnant her son Jaceion when she was only 12 years old.

KATC.com reported that part of the reason that Ronjanae was able to get her high school diploma despite the odds being stacked up against her was that she attended the Edward Sam Accelerated School, which provides a great deal of flexibility to those in unique situations.

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The 15-year-old high school graduate can also thank her mother, Kawanda Howard Degruy, for providing support to Ronjanae and cheering her on.

Kawanda provided inspiring words to her daughter,

“The world is going to look at you because you made a mistake but don’t let that mistake stop you from doing what you want to do with your life.”

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Briefly.co.za loved how this story inspired many around the globe and we wish Ronjanae all the best for her future.

Watch footage of 15-year-old Ronjanae receiving her high school diploma below, with her Jaceion present at the special ceremony:

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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