- A young man has finally graduated with a law degree
- Jesse Fondo opened up about his struggles and journey to graduation
- He revealed that even though it took him longer than usual, he managed to achieve success
Jesse Fondo, a law graduate, has opened up about his journey to obtaining his higher education qualification.
Taking to the Facebook group #ImStaying, Fondo revealed that he suffered from depression and anxiety and it often left him frustrated and angry.
The struggles resulted in the young man questioning his existence but he fought against becoming his £own worst enemy".
"I pulled through and with the support I got from family, friends and a loving partner, I soldiered on and got this degree," he said.
Fondo graduated with his LLB degree on Tuesday despite it taking him a year and six months longer than it should have.
The journey taught him to never doubt himself:
"The road is tough but someday the sky will clear and our hopes and dreams will be at our fingertips.
"I could've given up on pursuing this degree but I decided to stay because 'dreams delayed are never dreams denied'."
Briefly.co.za reported on Wednesday that a woman who matriculated at the age of 43 obtained a diploma in engineering at the age of 64.
It took Randeka Nghonyama 16 years to graduate but not once did she give up, proving that it's never too late to follow one's dreams.
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