Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Former Elevator Operator Now Studies At School He Worked For

Former Elevator Operator Now Studies At School He Worked For

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Jaylord Calumba worked at Far Eastern University-Manila as a janitor and an elevator operator for quite some time. As a young boy, hewanted to attend college but found it hard to do so because his parents did not have enough money to support his higher education.

Instead of being discouraged, Calumba decided to start working so that he could help his family. Now 29 years old, Calumba has begun his first year to make his dreams of graduating college come true.

Photo Credit: Facebook/Jaylord Calumba

After years of working at Far Eastern University-Manila, Jaylord was regularized and claimed his educational benefit. Calumba took to Facebook and announced his enrollment. “OFFICIALLY ENROLLED. Thank you so much Feu for giving me this oppurtunity. Unti Unti ng natupad pangarap ko kaso bumagsak naman ulit dahil sa Covid na to. Sana magiging okay na ang lahat.”

His Facebook posts have hundreds of supportive comments from fellow FEU students and Filipinos. Jaylord Calumba is a perfect example of someone who never gives up on their dreams. No matter one’s age or background, it is never too late to get an education or follow your dreams.

Photo Credit: Facebook/Jaylord Calumba

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