17yo Georgia student accepted into 42 colleges and receives more than $1.6 million in scholarships

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Efforts and hard work definitely pay off. The 17-year-old Georgia teen Jordan Nixon from Douglas County High School recently received 42 college acceptance letters—the highest number of acceptance letters any student that any school ever had.

Not only that, but the high school senior was also awarded more than $1.6 million scholarship awards. Nixon says that she doesn’t study all the time, but she has balance and knows how to manage her time.

Nixon kept all the acceptance letters neatly.

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Georgia House of Representatives honoring Nixon for her amazing achievement.

Posted by Kimberly Alexander on Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Nixon also devoted herself to persistently apply for entrance into dozens of colleges and universities and for numerous scholarships. Despite her amazing achievement, Nixon’s cheerleading coach says that the devoted 3.5 GPA student is very humble.

Neither fame nor attention, Nixon shares the thing that motivates her.

“I wanted to challenge myself. That was the most important thing for me, just to show others anything is possible and that anyone can accomplish it too,” told Nixon to Fox 5.

Posted by Art Nixon on Sunday, December 2, 2018

Besides being the cheerleader co-captain for the Tigers at her high school, Nixon participates in many extracurricular activities at Douglas County. She also participates in the Distributive Education Clubs of America and a member of the Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy.

Douglas County High School Principal Andre Weaver said that Nixon’s an ace in the classroom, in sports and after-school clubs.

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“Nixon is very independent, well-rounded, and has great time-management skills. We’re so happy for her because she does put in a lot of due diligence into applying for these schools,” shares her proud parents, Angelia and Arthur Nixon to CBS.

Nixon shared that the most letters she got in one day is three, and it’s overwhelming.

Thank you to CollegeforSure for making Jordan’s college dreams and aspirations a reality.

Posted by Angelia Nellis-Nixon on Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Planning to study international business, Nixon currently still narrowing her choices for which school to attend after she graduates and considering ones that are geared toward that and the ones geared towards diversity.

She definitely has many choices to think of! Congratulations Nixon!

Credit: The Epoch Times

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