Destiny James: Lady Who Received R760k Scholarship From Drake in 2018 Celebrates Her Big Wins After 4 Years

Destiny James: Lady Who Received R760k Scholarship From Drake in 2018 Celebrates Her Big Wins After 4 Years

  • A young Miami student, Destiny Paris James, who was surprised by Canadian rapper, Drake, has now shared her progress online
  • Destiny noted how much her life had changed after getting the $50,000 scholarship from the rapper
  • According to her, she went from being depressed to having a TED Talk, graduated with a bachelor and master’s degree in Public Health, among other things

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In 2018, a young Miami student, Destiny Paris James, got a $50,000 scholarship from Canadian rapper, Drake, and was also featured in his God’s Plan music video.

Since then, Destiny’s life took a great turn and she went from a very low point to a high point after bagging several wins.

Now, four years later, the young lady has taken to social media to celebrate her wins as she noted how much the scholarship from the rapper changed her life.

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Drake scholarship to Destiny Paris James
Destiny Paris James who was awarded $50,000 by Drake has shared her wins after 4 years. Photos: @_destinyparis
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Taking to her social media pages, Destiny shared a video compiling the moments when her turnaround started after getting the scholarship.

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From depressed to worry-free

According to her, she went from being a depressed and struggling college student to having a worry-free school year.

Destiny noted that since February 5, 2018, she has now had her own TED Talk, became a Sigma woman, graduated with her bachelor of science in Public Health, later graduated with her masters in the same Public Health from UNC Chapel Hill, then started her career as a Community Engagement Coordinator.

She added that it was God’s plan as she thanked Drake.

In the caption of her post, Destiny wrote:

“4 years later… I’ve done just what I said would do & then some. I am so proud of myself. I am so grateful for FAVOR!

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"One moment can be all you need to keep going.. SO KEEP GOING!! I had 50 different reasons to give up before February 5, 2018. But God ❤️.”

See her post below:

Internet users react


“Every drake in my life will start to locate me in Jesus namefire God’s plan.”


“If I’m drake seeing this now I’ll surely invite her over just for talk.”


“But in Nigeria here give them money they will eat it finish will now come to social media and tell the public the celebrity did not do enough for them ..”


“50K USD no be beans.”


“She try pass ❤️“some go take buy bone straight or something else.”


“Abeg make person tag that boy wey wizkid help, make him come see how you be grateful.”


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Briefly News reported that few feelings compare to achieving a long-awaited goal. Taking to social media to show off his humble abode was online user @Theo_Payne.

He shared an image of his new place in a rural area which he will be renting to be closer to his job.

His fellow online followers were overjoyed for the young man’s recent accomplishment and took to the comments section to wish him well.

Source: Briefly News

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