Former Homeless Student now heading to school as a presidential scholar

A Milwaukee teen once in and out of foster care is now a presidential scholar.

Isaac Wells graduated with top honors and is heading to University of Wisconsin-Madison on nearly full scholarship.

Friday night, Isaac was volunteering at St. Ben’s in downtown Milwaukee to serve meals to the homeless and hungry.

“We used to have things like this, you know,” said Wells.

Isaac and his family used to rely on homeless shelters for a place to sleep and eat.

“I used to hate coming to things like this honestly. As shameful as that might sound. I used to not like having our money. I used to hate having to come to things like this,” said Wells.

As a young kid Isaac said he grew up on …

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