Rapper Drake, OVO record label boss, and fashion designer. The 31-year-old hip-hop star would now be able to add benefactor to his CV.
The Views hitmaker, worth an estimated $90million , has rewarded a top science student by giving $50k towards her college tuition.
Taking to Instagram, Destiny Paris James acknowledged the scholarship and praised the Canadian artist for his generosity.
The 20-year-old studet from the University of Miami, shared a picture of the moment Drake surprised her with the cheque on February the 5th.
“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,” she told her 3000+ followers.
“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!!
She added “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.”
Drake also promised to help design new school uniforms, according to a spokeswoman for the Miami-Dade school district.