- A student who had to juggle 6 jobs just to get himself a good education finally graduated
- He graduated with honors after years of hardships
- Living near the "esteros" was something that did not hinder him to dream big
Working while studying is hard enough. However, if it would take 6 different jobs in order for one to finish school, then the student's feat is surely worthy of commendation.
KAMI learned that such was the feat of Leo Jaminola, who didn't only graduate in UP but finished with honors.
Leo shared in a Facebook post how he was able to survive college, and what were the things he needed to do just to graduate.
According to Leo, he grew up in Mindoro and played near the esteros.
He added that makeshift houses that were made up of tarpaulin were a common sight.
Leo also elaborated on the type of community that he grew up with.
"It was a struggling community where people live from one paycheck to the next."
Since Leo has already graduated, he is planning to help the community.
The graduate earned a lot of praise from netizens. The common sentiment among netizens was that he has truly inspired them with his story.
Congrats.very inspiring.sana lahat ng bata maging katulad mo.
Congratulations God bless u
Congratulations! Sobrang nakaka inspire!
So proud of you po. Congratulations
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