A video has gone viral on social media showing a woman receiving her diploma at the hospital. Jada Sayles was given the “special treatment” because she was due to give birth the day before her graduation.
The video of the ceremony was shared on Twitter on May 16 by Walter M Kimbrough, the president of Dillard University.
Jada gave birth on Friday evening. Texted me about 4:30am on Saturday saying she was being admitted and the baby was born on her graduation day, May 14th. So we rolled to the hospital so I could finish my tenure in the most special way. #myDUpic.twitter.com/JieETrXVgy
— Walter M. Kimbrough (@HipHopPrez) May 15, 2022
“Jada went into labor on Friday evening. Texted me about 4:30am on Saturday saying she was being admitted and the baby was born on her graduation day, May 14th. So we rolled to the hospital so I could finish my tenure in the most special way,” he said in the tweet.
The video has over 13,000 views and over 1,000 likes on Twitter.
People have expressed their sincere wishes in the comment section and appreciate the efforts of the university president to do such a great job.
“Congratulations dear what a beauty. Happy birthday little one welcome to the world and Jada wishes you two a world of success and happiness,” wrote one user.
Kudos to the president for going the extra mile for his student. Double blessings,” commented a second user.
“Glory be to God!!! Brother, you are a blessing to many,” wrote a third user.
The president of Dillard University also tagged the woman, Jada Sayles, in his tweet for verification.
According to her most recent tweet shared on May 16, Ms Sayles shared the photo of her newborn baby along with the photos from the graduation ceremony at the hospital.
“I thought I was going to walk across the stage to get my degree, instead I had my baby. My sweet face decided to find its way on MY big day (now his). Shoutout to my university for being still always brought my graduation and diploma to me. I’m a college graduate and mama, talk to me nice,” she said.
This is one of those moments she will cherish forever.
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