Jay-Z & Beyoncé Give Once Homeless Student $100Ok College Scholarship
Jay-Z and Beyonce introduced their On The Run II tour to Seattle on Thursday night time (October four), and the beneficiant and rich couple continued on their giving streak. Throughout the tour, Jay-Z and Beyonce have been awarding highschool seniors throughout the nation with $100,000 scholarships. Eleven teenagers have been awarded in complete, however the remaining recipient in Seattle was a bit of extra particular than others.
The News Tribute reported that 17-year-old Khairi Perry was awarded the $100,000 from the BeyGood and Shawn Carter Foundations. “It’s mind-boggling,” he informed the publication. “All my focus is on graduating highschool and entering into school and pursuing my dream. I used to be misplaced within the second till my title was known as." Perry has spent the final 4 years bouncing between nomadic homeless life and locations supplied by these near him. Most of the time has been spent dwelling in motels, shelters, and with buddies or household. “Currently, I’m dwelling with buddies,” he admitted. At one level, Perry and his household lived in a automotive.
“Even once I obtained older and began to grasp my scenario, I nonetheless didn’t ask questions as a result of I figured nobody may reply them,” Perry informed the Federal Way Mirror. “I might attempt to discover a solution myself. When that was a lifeless finish, it was college and sports activities that have been there for me.”