College bound: $1.3 million In scholarships
High school senior Shaun Brown hasn't applied to colleges yet, but he's already been offered more than a million dollars in scholarships.
It's nonstop in the kitchen for Sean Brown Jr and his family. They're working to feed several people experiencing homelessness. You cut it off as these boxes of food are piling up. So were these offers. I kind of was a blessing for college after college, offering scholarships for Sean. For me, it's just ah, feeling of gratefulness. I'm just thankful for my parents just teaching me everything that they taught me. It's all a part of scholarship. Shawnee Mission, a program of the Shawnee Mission Education Foundation's worked with college and university partners, extending scholarship offers to seniors before they even apply. And for Shawn, he's received $1.3 million in scholarships from these colleges. What's your immediate thought? Thank God, I thank God. I thank my parents for the hard work that they put into me for giving me the mindset of keep running it Don't ever stop. Well, this year has seen a roller coaster of unfortunate events. There are some bright spots for this family. 2020 completely changed. Once he gave in those papers he's making inspired me to see that is just I mean, it is unimaginable. But for Sean, one of the most meaningful moments wasn't the dozens of scholarship offers later crosses churches table. It's the look from his parents sitting across the room. You're getting emotional shine. Talk to me. It just means so much to me that I'm able to do this from my dad. My dad has had a rough life his whole life. And to be able t o support him in any way I can. That just means so much to teach your kids to be the better version of you. And that's that was the results of a better version of me. Yeah, I'm very proud.