Man didn't allow failure to deter him, gets 2 degrees: "Perseverance"

- Koketso Matsimbe is inspiring many online after he shared his journey to obtaining his degrees

- Koketso failed his first year at university and was subsequently kicked out of the tertiary institution

- He didn't allow this to get in his way as he worked harder to obtain not one but two degrees

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@KoketsoMatsimbe (Koketso) is the embodiment of a "never give up" attitude. Koketso shared an extremely inspiring post about his educational journey to Twitter recently and many have thanked him for being so open.

According to Koketso, he failed his first year to a point where he was kicked out by the university he was studying at. He didn't allow this setback to deter him in any way, shape or form as he continued to push on.

Koketso was determined to get his degree and today he holds two degrees. Koketso has a BSc in Environmental Sciences and a BSc Honours in Geology. Now that's what you call inspiring.

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Below is Koketso's tweet about his success:

South Africans felt pride and inspiration from his post and congratulated him in the replies section:

@iam_sboch said:

"Congratulations and kudos to you for not giving up."

@KelMonaledi wrote:

"Ya neh, perseverance."

@Matshepo_Mo tweeted:

"Congratulations. I had the opportunity to interview you and you're an awesome person. All the best for your future endeavours."

@Ginater81823587 added:

"Congratulations bro. You’re an inspiration!"

In other graduation-related news, Briefly.co.za recently reported on a stunning graduate who had Mzansi in awe with her pics. Simo Marwa graduated and held a glorious photoshoot with her mates to celebrate recently.

The resulting photos were posted online and at the time of viewing had gathered over 5 500 reactions after they went viral. The graduate captioned the post: "It’s black women for me" and Mzansi couldn't agree more.

One of her friends also took to social media to weigh in, @Cherry01_ commented with:

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"Celebrating my friends’ wins gives me SO much joy! My girl graduated today and I’m so emotional because oh the journey to get to this point! Man, I’m so proud of you lil mama."

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