Drake gave props to the fan he awarded a scholarship to back in 2018.
May 14, 2021 Drake gave props to the fan he awarded a scholarship to back in 2018. Rapper Drake has shared his pride after learning a fan he had awarded a 2018 college scholarship to has since graduated with a masters degree. The Hotline Bling star surprised Destiny James with a check for $50,000 while he was shooting his Gods Plan video in Miami, Florida, where she had been studying public health at the University of Miami. The funds helped her obtain her bachelors degree in 2019, and she went on to pursue her masters at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she will soon officially graduate from the public health program. James shared her excitement at the academic achievement in an Instagram post earlier this week as she counted down to graduation day, captioning a photo of herself dressed in her ceremonial clothing, Mama, I mastered it. Daddy, I did it 4 days until I am officially UNC Alum. A post shared by Destiny Paris James (@_destinyparis) Among the followers applauding the news was Drake, who proudly commented, LETS GOOOOOOOOOOOOOO DES (sic), prompting James to reply, THANK YOUUUU (sic)!! James, who also made an appearance in the Gods Plan promo, previously admitted how important Drakes scholarship had been for her, after fearing she wouldnt be able to complete her studies following the loss of her dad to cancer in her first year of college. If you would have told me my freshman year that I would be graduating from here today, I probably wouldnt have believed it, she wrote on the University of Miamis website in 2019. Im meant to be doing this work, she continued. Everything I went through was so worth it. Thanks to Drake, Im probably stressing about classes and work, but Im not stressing about tuition. Im here to tell future Canes (University of Miami students) to not be afraid of change and trust the process. Posted in