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Drake Surprises a University of Miami Student With $50,000

It’s all apart of “God’s Plan”

Drake is dropping some serious money on students’ education lately. Drake showed up to Miami Senior High School to film his “God’s Plan” video and ended up donating $25,000 and OVO-designed uniforms to the school. He followed that up with a surprise of a lifetime and a $50,000 check to University of Miami student, Destiny James.

In James’ Instagram caption, she admitted she thought she was on scene to film a video encouraging scholarship donors to donate to the school and then Drake showed up.

“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.”

Drake then presented her with a check for $50k.

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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Shoutout to Drake for supporting those who are striving for a higher education.

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