Single Mother of Two Wins MTN Y’ello Star Scholarship to Berklee College of Music, USA
For the last six weeks, contestants on the MTN Y’ello Star music reality TV show, including Precious Freeborn, a single mother of two, have thrilled the audience to top-notch entertainment at the weekly performance shows.
In line with the capacity building and youth empowerment objective of the MTN Y’ello Star, Freeborn received a scholarship along with the top finalists to the Berklee College of Music 2021 Summer programme in the USA. While receiving her scholarship, Freeborn said “I am elated and cannot believe I got the Berklee scholarship. This is a dream come true. It has taught me to never be scared to dream big because dreams do come true”.
From quitting formal education in primary school to becoming an alumnus of the prestigious Berklee College of Music alongside globally acclaimed artistes such Nicki Minaj, Tiwa Savage, Charlie Puth and John Mayer among others, the MTN Y’ello Star project has definitely been a life-changing experience for Freeborn.