- Jo-Anne Jackson-Stephens set a record for attaining world's highest mark in a law exam in 2017
- Jackson-Stephens says she competed with intelligent people from around the world
- Jackson-Stephens will be an inspiration to those who are serious about being the best in any field they find themselves
Jamaican-born Jo-Anne Jackson-Stephens put a smile on people's faces when she received the world's highest mark in a law exam in 2017.
She was working at Higgs & Johnson in the Cayman Islands at the time, Face2Face Africa reports.
Jackson-Stephens received a STEP excellence award for achieving the highest mark in the world in the company law and practice exam.
Jackson-Stephens, who is the daughter of an economist, said she competed with intelligent people from around the world.
Jackson-Stephens said: “I was competing with very smart and capable people from across the world, including the UK, Europe and the Caribbean.
“It demonstrates that hard work and dedication are truly the keys to success.”
People from around the world have taken to social media to congratulate her.
Barbara Beem Wood said: "So many new immigrants possess the best of what it means to be American. They are able to compare what their life was like before and now while so many of us just expect it."
John Powers on Facebook also congratulated Jackson-Stephens, adding that she kept her eyes on the prize.
Barbara Lee said: "Congratulations to her! I am sure it was very hard work and dedication to her studies. Therefore is truly well-deserved."
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