Drake Surprises Students at University of Miami and Miami High School

07 February, 2018, 01:45 | Author: Julian Swanson
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Lucky student Destiny Paris James was presented with a huge check toward her tuition as she is studying Biology/Pre-Dentistry.

Drake decided to make a surprise visit to Miami Senior High School earlier today (Monday) to shoot the music video for his number 1 single "God's Plan".

Drake is in love with many things, including his bed and his mother, but he also loves philanthropy as well.

The Miami Herald reports that before he left, Drake gave the school a $25,000 check and said he would help design new school uniforms.

The chart-topping rap star has hailed the National Basketball Association star after he passed the 30,000 career points milestone, and Drake has admitted he regards LeBron to be one of his heroes.

Students at a high school in Miami got to spend the day with Drake when the rapper showed up to shoot a new music video on Monday (Feb. 5). She assumed no more scholarships would come but was offered to do a video discussing her background and the importance of scholarships.

Destiny Paris James was surprised with the scholarship by the Started from the Bottom hitmaker on Monday after being told she was going to be included in a video asking people to donate to the University of Miami.

Then, he performed "God's Plan" for a screaming crowd of students.

"I appreciate him a lot as an artist, so I was very glad I was able to see him", said a UM student. "@champagnepapi THANK YOU SO MUCH!' You don't understand what this means to me", she wrote. "Everybody knew Drake was on campus to shoot a video but nobody expected that". "I just kept saying God always has a plan..."

"I hope you all have a great year, I hope you all go on to do incredible things...", he told them.

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