Drake delighted thousands of high school youngsters in the US as he made a surprise appearance to film a music video.
The rapper and R&B star dropped into Miami Senior High School where he reportedly donated 25,000 US dollars before backing a student at the University of Miami with a 50,000 dollar scholarship.
Shown sporting a Martin Luther King t-shirt in photos and video clips shared on social media by students, Drake also announced he would be designing a new uniform for the high school.[pa_oembed = 151ee7a8cb1ed0d9d154181eb5fd1b08]
Destiny Paris, who claimed to be the university student who received the scholarship donation, thanked the Canadian musician on Instagram.
She wrote she had applied for a scholarship last year with an essay and was contacted this week about recording a video about her upbringing in South Carolina.[pa_oembed = 95b106c1f5a181a5aaf1ca7fdfcefcce][pa_oembed = 6aaf5943847067d441d2cd730ed51831]
She added: “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.[pa_oembed = d762b04f6defebfd98d614dfa1b3bc0d]
“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.”[pa_oembed = 9a8399079e0239286a65000c59cd0ddc]
Dozens of other students at both the high school and university also shared clips of the star who was filming the video to hit track God’s Plan.