JKCF Scholar Wellington Mackey Featured in the Daily Mail

A Bahamian immigrant who was once homeless in New York City, recent Westchester Community College graduate and new Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholar Wellington Mackey is headed to Yale this fall. His remarkable story of perseverance and transformation was featured today in the Daily Mail.

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From the streets to the Ivy League: Inspiring 13 year journey of homeless man to Yale

Bedding down for the night on a park bench, Wellington Mackey could only dream of one day attending university.

And now 13 years later, he is heading to Yale after winning a coveted place at the prestigious Ivy League school.

To read more about Wellington Mackey, click here.