1 Million Fans and Followers:      
Search Jobs | Submit News
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Black Teen Accepted into 140 Colleges, Makes History With $5M in Scholarship Awards

Jada Jerrelle Brown

Nationwide — Jada Jerrelle Brown, an African American college-bound student from New Orleans, has been accepted into 141 colleges and universities and awarded $5 million in scholarships.

“I’m very happy, blessed, thankful, I was a little overwhelmed but I’m good,” Brown told WGNO.

With over $5 million scholarships under her belt, she has received the highest amount of scholarship offers in the U.S. given to one student so far this year.

Meanwhile, Brown has already chosen where she will attend college out of the 141 offers. She has decided to attend Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge where she plans to study dentistry.

Get the Latest Black News and Press Releases In Your Email FREE

Your Email Address Here