He Was 18-Years-Old And Homeless. When I Learned What He Went On To Achieve, I Was SPEECHLESS!

The National Runaway Switchboard, estimates that there are approximately 1.3 million homeless young people living on the streets, or with friends and strangers. Of those, 75 percent will be middle-school or high-school dropouts.


Knowing those odds, it didn’t seem like 18-year-old Drake Eddings, who had been disowned by his family and thrown out on the streets, had a chance for a bright future. But he found a way to succeed…

With the help of Urban Peak, a nonprofit organization in Denver focused on helping homeless and troubled youth, Drake’s life is now one that he’s proud of.  Watch below to see a glimpse of his incredible story.

Our Takeaway: no matter where you come from or what your situation is, there is always a path towards success.

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