Talk about black excellence! High school senior Dennis Barnes sets a new Guinness World Record after accumulating over $9 million in college scholarships!
The 16-year-old scholar currently attends the International High School of New Orleans. He is the National Honor Society President, fluent in Spanish, and has a nearly perfect grade point average.
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“I started and didn’t realize where I was going, but as I realized the path I was heading down I rolled my momentum and I ended up farther than I ever would have thought I’d been,” he says.
He has shattered the previous record of $8.7 million set by another Louisiana student, Normandie Cormier, in 2019. She is now pursuing her Master’s degree at Louisiana State University.
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With only weeks left in the school year, Barnes declares that he isn’t done just yet—his goal is $10 million by the end of this month.
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