Listen Live
Get Up Erica Featured Video

This past weekend, Morehouse College graduates received the gift of a lifetime from Robert F. Smith. He was at the graduation to give the commencement speech and it was there the billionaire, businessman, investor and philanthropist told students he would be wiping their student debt.

The reaction of the graduates, parents and everyone there was priceless.

Text “ERICA” to 52140 to join the Get Up! Mornings w/ Erica Campbell mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions).

One of the graduates, Kyle Jackson spoke about that day and how thankful he is to receive this gift.

Jackson said, “My parents feel great. It’s a weight off their shoulder.”

Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

As far as future plans for the graduate he would like to work in the marketing industry and also has dreams to manage music artists.

SEE ALSO: Billionaire Robert F. Smith Pledges To Eliminate Student Loan Debt For Morehouse’s Class Of 2019

Jackson is also looking for someone to invest in his gaming app he’s trying to launch.

Make sure you check out the full interview and congratulations to the Class of 2019!

Graduation Season: Inspirational Caps That Will Motivate You [PHOTOS]
African descent college student at college graduation.
17 photos