Destiny Paris James, a Drake scholarship recipient in 2018, graduated from the University of North Carolina with honors.


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The soon-to-be Master’s degree holder first appeared in Drake’s “God’s Plan” video, where the rapper surprised her with scholarship fund.

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In a few days time she would receive her certificate, and to celebrate, Destiny took to social media to share her story.

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The 2018 video for Drake’s God’s Plan showed the artiste surprising Destiny and also further presenting her with a cheque of $50,000 to help her complete her education.

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She was doing her undergraduate programme at the time at the University of Miami, UM. She gained admission into UM in 2015 and graduated with a Bachelor of science in Public Health in 2019.

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She then proceeded for her Master’s at the University of North Carolina’s Chapel Hill Gillings School where she will be bagging an MSc in Public Health in Health Behavior in 3 days.

Sharing the update on her social media pages, Destiny jumped on the ”How it started vs How its’s Going” trend and posted photos of herself.




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