DC student is heading to Harvard after being offered 25 college scholarships

RuQuan Brown, a D.C. high school student, received admission into 25 colleges and universities has accepted the offer at Harvard University.

Brown attends Benjamin Banneker Academic High School , which is considered one of the best public high schools in the District.

When he’s not studying, he is a football champion at Theodore Roosevelt.

“I love football and I am very good at it” Brown laughed.

On January 30 he celebrated the one year anniversary of his company, Love1, dedicated to ending gun violence.

He started it shortly after his step dad and teammate were murdered.

“My stepdad was murdered in 2018,” Brown explained. “Right before I started getting college offers, my stepdad who inspired me, was murdered.”

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