Homeless Teen Earns Full Scholarship to College
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

Drew Gooch slept in his car with nowhere to go. He couldn’t live with his mother because her boyfriend was a registered sex offender, WMC-TV5 reports.

But he didn’t let that get him down. He got a job at McDonalds, went to school every day, and maintained a 3.9 grade point average.

Now, he’s been awarded a full scholarship to Middle Tennessee State University.

“These scholarships are everything to me, because without them I would not go to school,” Gooch said.

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Makkada B. Selah is a journalist based in New York City.

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