Grass to Grace: Man who Slept on Bare Floor Graduates; Shares Picture as His Story Inspires Many

Grass to Grace: Man who Slept on Bare Floor Graduates; Shares Picture as His Story Inspires Many

- A young man recently left locals feeling all sorts of inspired after he headed online to share a post about his living conditions before he graduated

- The post features an image of the floor he slept on while he was studying to get his qualification which he definitely did

- Social media users were truly moved by the inspiring post and shared various heartwarming comments about it

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The road to success is not always an easy one especially for many people who live in the direst circumstances. A young man recently helped other people from poor backgrounds see that where there is a will there is definitely a way to succeed.

Taking to Facebook, Maake Shadrack shared an inspirational post about how he had slept on the floor as a student working hard to obtain a qualification that would catapult him from his poor circumstances into a better life.

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"*2 years of sleeping on the floor at 25 Mathivha Street, Mankweng Zone 1, and one year of being a squatter on-campus taught me to never give up in life and continue enduring even when there's no sign of change.
"However, even if you pray day and night if you don't work smart and diligently...You will never move to the next layer."

South Africans were left feeling super inspired and both congratulated and commended him in the comment section.

Mokgadi Mamaregane said:

"At times I need motivations like this, so when you felt like giving up, how did u pick yourself up? when everything was against u?"

Tebogo Phakedi said:

"So inspiring. It's not about falling. It's about standing up."
Man Inspires SA, Shares Snap of Floor He Slept on Before Graduating
This young man has left locals feeling all sorts of inspired. Images: Maake Shadrack
Source: UGC

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Meanwhile, reported in a related development that Victor Lucky is proudly a groundnut seller. While many youths are hellbent on landing white-collar jobs or nothing, Victor braved the odds to make an honest living for himself.

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The Akwa Ibom indigene has been able to get married and build his own house from what many would consider a blue-collar job.

Victor's story is one of a determined hustler. The groundnut seller, in an interview with, said he dropped out from the University of Uyo in his 300 level.


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