Dwayne Johnson Responds To Student’s Graduation Request In Most Heartwarming Way

Written by on June 16, 2020

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson delivered a shock digital commencement deal with for highschool seniors after one scholar’s request to talk at her ceremony “knocked me off my toes,” he stated Monday.

The “Jumanji” star posted a video to Instagram by which he learn excerpts from a letter he’d acquired from Lorraine Angelakos, a senior at Pompano Seaside Excessive Faculty in Florida.

Angelakos acknowledged in her letter how “most graduation audio system and celebrities are searched for after you full faculty” however urged somebody like Johnson ought to converse out to encourage graduating seniors as a result of “some college students received’t have that luxurious” of additional schooling. 

Johnson agreed.

Angelakos supplied to fundraise to cowl Johnson’s journey and meals bills to attend the varsity’s graduation.

She even enclosed $7 “as a part of an excellent religion request” as a downpayment. That element “sealed the deal,” Johnson stated — he famously solely had $7 to his identify when he started his profession. 

In a video that he shared on-line final month, the actor requested the place a “compassionate chief” of the U.S. was whereas “our nation is down on its knees, begging, pleading, damage, offended, annoyed, in ache” amid the coronavirus pandemic and rising outrage over systemic racism and police brutality.

Angelakos, Johnson stated in his new video, had answered him.

“You’re proper right here. Right here you’re,” he declared. “All of us should turn into the leaders that we’re on the lookout for.” 

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