Drake Makes Surprise Visit to a Miami High school and Donates $25K

Lucky student Destiny Paris James was presented with a huge check toward her tuition as she is studying Biology/Pre-Dentistry.

Drake had quite the eventful Monday (Feb. 5) when he took a breather from his "God's Plan" video shoot in Miami to visit a few local schools. "@champagnepapi THANK YOU SO MUCH...!" The drone whirring overhead capturing the star performing on top of a crane with a crowd of genuinely enthusiastic kids below most definitely adds an element of visceral engagement to the track.

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.

The rapper also presented the school with a $25,000 check and said he would help design new school uniforms, according to a spokeswoman for the Miami-Dade school district.

She explained that her scholarship essay had made it through departments of the school and had been told that she was shooting a video about the importance of donations.

Students across the 305 got quite a superstar surprise!

God's Plan broke the record for most Spotify streams in a single day with 4,326,679 listens in only 24 hours. I've been to a lot of places in the world. Where can you say you got Drake to go your school? "I wish you all the best in life, a lot of love, a lot of happiness for you, your friends and your family".

Although he's from Toronto, Drake, 31, whose full name is Aubrey Drake Graham, has been known to spend time in Miami, and famously rapped "wrist bling, got a condo up in Biscayne" on his 2011 song "The Motto".


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