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Drake Gives University Of Miami Student $50,000 Check For Her Tuition

This happened today. I applied to scholarships last year for which I had to write an essay. I received those scholarships and thought that was the end of it. Apparently, my essay and my story made it to other departments. I was contacted this weekend about doing a video speaking about where I come from, things I've been through, and why it is so important for scholarship donors to continue to donate. This was the surprise the whole time. Drake told me that he has read great things about me and appreciates how hard I've worked through so many trials and decided to give me $50K for my tuition. @champagnepapi THANK YOU SO MUCH!!' You don't understand what this means to me! I would've never imagined this happening to me. I'm just a girl from Denmark, SC that wants to MAKE IT and be somebody and for you to see my hard work means the world. Thank you so much. God I thank you. You are so great and amazing! Thank you for blessing me when I thought my hard work was going unnoticed. I'm living out my dreams. God's Plan 🙏🏾

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Drake gave a University of Miami student a check for $50,000 to put towards her tuition.

The student, Destiny James received several scholarships and was recently offered to do a video discussing her background and the importance of scholarships.

While filming, Drake surprised her with the check.

The student said Drake chose her because he was appreciated how hard she’s worked to reach her goals.

I'm in such disbelief! I literally thought I was setting up to film a video encouraging scholarship donors to donate to the school and this happened. @champagnepapi @champagnepapi @champagnepapi thank you!!! Lord, Thank You!!! Tag @theshaderoom @balleralert

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Thank you @trl for this moment!! ❤️ So exciting OMG!

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