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Teenager Omarion Calloway Has Been Admitted To His Dream School And Awarded $1.3M In Scholarships

To not only be a first-generation college student, but to also be admitted to the school you envisioned growing up is truly what dreams are made of. Omarion Ikaika Calloway, a high school senior, is proof that your background doesn’t have to stop you from turning your ambitious goals into reality. From the age of 10, Calloway looked after the well-being of his grandmother and disabled autistic uncle, according to Black News. After grieving their passing, he used the inspiration that his grandma instilled in him as fuel to chase his dream of attending New York University. On Dec. 15, 2021, the teenager received his acceptance letter from the school. But, that’s not all. According to the outlet, Calloway’s academic excellence has led him to land acceptance into over 21 universities, as well as more than $1.3 million in scholarships. “I’m a happy and grateful mother, and I am immensely proud of him,” his mother Tiffany shared. “As his mother, I remain so proud of him that tears well up...

Ngozi Nwanji

Feb 10, 2022