By writer to myfox8.com
BURLINGTON, N.C. (WGHP) — Come June, highschool seniors will likely be strolling into maturity, and Albert “Alj” Jeffries isn’t any exemption.
Alj has gone by life-changing experiences that almost all might solely think about, all earlier than the age of 19.
5 years in the past, Alj underwent a coronary heart transplant surgical procedure that saved his life. FOX8 has been maintaining with him all through the years, and now he shares one other milestone with the Triad.
Alj has his cap and robe and is able to cross the stage for his highschool commencement.
He mentioned coping with digital studying throughout a pandemic has been mentally demanding however has allowed him to know expertise on one other stage, recreation creating.
He has been engaged on a pc recreation for a category known as “Break up” and is able to entertain the world of online game gamers with distinctive and progressive methods to stimulate their minds.
“I’m able to graduate, I’ve already chosen a profession of gaming design, so I’m able to take that path,” mentioned Alj.
At 10 a.m. on June 4, Alj will graduate from Hugh Cummings Excessive College in Burlington, the place he’ll start a brand new journey into school at Guilford Technical Group Faculty for gaming design.
Alj hopes his journey and bravado will encourage others to grow to be organ donors to assist save lives, identical to his was saved by somebody he by no means knew and now will always remember.
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