Beyoncé & JAY-Z Award Once-Homeless Teen $100Okay College Scholarship


Seattle, WA – Kanye West gave a homeless man $100 earlier this week however apparently Beyoncé and JAY-Z simply one-uped him. On Thursday evening (October four), teenager Khairi Perry attended the Seattle cease on the ability couple’s On The Run II Tour and left with a $100,000 school scholarship.

According to the News Tribune, the once-homeless teen Perry acquired the funds from the BeyGood and Shawn Carter Foundations.

“Even after I acquired older and began to grasp my state of affairs, I nonetheless didn’t ask questions as a result of I figured nobody may reply them,” Perry instructed the Federal Way Mirror in 2017. “I might attempt to discover a solution myself. When that was a useless finish, it was faculty and sports activities that have been there for me.”

Now a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School, Perry was not too long ago named the King County Youth the Year for the Boys and Girls Club and earned a $2,000 scholarship because of this.

In the long run, the aspiring chemical engineer hopes to attend the University Oregon

Perry is one 11 highschool seniors from throughout the U.S. who got $100,000 scholarships from Hov and Beyoncé.

In a video posted on, Perry expressed his shock and gratitude.

“I’m so grateful. I really feel so empowered,” Perry mentioned. “I’ll be capable to go to school. Any school I would like … when you’ve got a dream, observe it.”