Student, who walked to library for 5 years accepted to 12 varsities

Student, who walked to library for 5 years accepted to 12 varsities

- Lashawn Samuel, a student in the US, has been accepted to 12 universities

- The young genius spent the past five years walking three miles per day to the Columbus Metropolitan Library to do his homework

- Samuel has settled on The Ohio State University and he's been admitted into the business programme

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Lashawn Samuel, a student from West High School, has attained an admirable feat after being accepted to 12 colleges, including The Ohio State University, and some are even offering full scholarships.

According to fox17.comhe, Lashawn Samuel spent the past five years walking three miles (about 4.82km) per day to the Columbus Metropolitan Library to get help with his homework.

Samuel has been accepted to 12 colleges, with several offering full scholarships as a reward for his hard work.

Samuel grew up in poverty, and in a troubled neighbourhood.

His home has been broken into multiple times, and he witnessed his close friend pass away. He's also had to overcome numerous health challenges.

Samuel overcame all of these odds and his hard work has finally paid off.

"Be true to yourself and accomplish your goals as long as you put your mind to it," fox17.comhe quotes Samuel as saying.

The young genius has settled on The Ohio State University, and he's been admitted into the business programme.

Samuel plans to help others with similar backgrounds to attain their dreams in life.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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