A Houston teenager applied to 20 of the nation’s top colleges and got into every single one.
Micheal Brown, 17, earned received a full ride from all the school’s he applied to and received an additional $260,000 in scholarships, CNN reports.
“It’s something I’m proud of because I see my hard work paying off, determination paying off, sacrifices paying off,” Brown told CNN.
Brown is a senior at Mirabeau B. Lamar High School and has expressed an interest in politics. He’s part of his school’s debate team, mock trial and student government. He also has lent his services to political campaigns, according to the article.
He said that his top eight choices are Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, Northwestern, Georgetown, Vanderbilt and University of Pennsylvania.
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Teddy is a multimedia journalist who serves as the culture and political writer for EBONY. His work has appeared in NBC's Owned and Operated stations, as well as DNAInfo, which covered local neighborhood news in New York City. He received his Masters in Journalism from the Craig Newmark School of Journalism at CUNY in 2017.