Homelessness!

 Jeremiah Armstead

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After living away from home with his family for three years, the 19-year-old was accepted to Fisk University.

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While at a friend's house, his mother, Mindy Brooks, was the one to share the good news about his acceptance to a Nashville-based historically black university.

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Armstead went through a lot as a teenager, but he decided to use his adversity as fuel and motivation to strive for success.

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"That's all I need," Armstead said, according to the outlet. "That was all I wanted in life."

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Inspired by their older brother, the Armstead siblings hope to attend college in the near future, according to Brooks.

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In the fall, Armstead will major in kinesiology and play for the Fisk University men's basketball team.

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