VIDEO: Young man with Down syndrome reacts to college acceptance
Rion Holcombe, 20, just found out he’s going to be a Clemson Tiger. But Holcombe is no ordinary student: He has Down syndrome, but it clearly hasn’t stopped him from achieving his goals.The young man applied to Clemson University’s LIFE program, which is for students with intellectual disabilities. Holcombe’s reaction when he sees the word “congratulations” is heartwarming and adorable.
Watch Holcombe open his letter and say in disbelief, “I got accepted?” He touches his head as he beams with an oversized smile. “They said yes?!” he exclaims. Holcombe’s parents ask him if he says, yes, too. Find out the answer in this sweet video.
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