- A woman identified as Tristen Johnson has made herself proud as she becomes the first person in her mother's family to bag a PhD
- Tristen is also the first woman in her father's family to achieve such an academic feat
- According to Tristen who shared adorable photos of herself on social media, the journey was rough
A woman identified as Tristen Johnson has taken to social media to celebrate her achievement after becoming the first person in her mum's family to bag a PhD.
Tristen, who also became the first woman in her dad's family to have such a degree, made the disclosure on her LinkedIn page.
She, however, said the journey was rough but that she was blessed because it taught her so much about herself.
In her words:
"Finally PHinisheD I am the first person in my mom's family to have a PhD and the first woman in my dad's family. The journey was rough but I am blessed and it taught me so much about myself. #phdlife #successes #blackwomen #education."
LinkedIn users had one or two things to say about the woman's achievement.
Franklyn Eluagu said:
"You are proof that good things come to those who are willing to sacrifice to reach a worthwhile goal. Congratulations Tristen Johnson, Ph.D."
Chike Uzoka wrote:
Siggi B commented:
"What an incredible earned journey! You are now officially a legacy builder The footprints you leave are historic and a legacy gift to your family and represent an aspiration for others to follow!
"Be unmovable, Tristen! Stay unstoppable and use your journey as a platform for the display of His grace!"
In other news, a Nigerian woman identified as Oluwalayomi Onipede celebrated her win after bagging a master's degree in Applied and Environmental Physiology.
Sharing some adorable graduation photos on her LinkedIn page to celebrate the feat, she noted that it took her almost four years to complete the degree.
Oluwalayomi expressed gratitude to God for being part of her journey.