Billionaire to pay student loan debt of Morehouse College 2019 grads

Billionaire to pay student loan debt of Morehouse College 2019 grads

Investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith surprised the Morehouse College class of 2019 with a special graduation gift, saying he would pay all of their student loan debt. ’My family is going to create a grant to eliminate your student loans!’, Smith told the graduates. His gift to the nearly 400 graduating seniors is about $40 million.

KCooper
KCooper
SamSucc
SamSucc 8 months

I may graduate in 2022, but can he pay off mine too?

Seed
Seed 8 months

A very generous gift; that is true philanthropy here.

Eva Blue
Eva Blue 8 months

What a beautiful gift. Seeing someone help others is heartwarming.

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