18yr old Nigerian-American, Timi Adelakun makes history in U.S with 5.6 GPA.


Tim Adelakun has made history becoming the first black valedictorian of South Broward High School’s graduating class with a record-setting GPA for the school since it was founded in 1913.

He boasts an impressive 5.6045, which he said by graduation, would “go a little bit higher” ,

Adelakun said his grades excelled early on in his life, and he kept them up ever since.

“South Broward sets you up to start off with college-level courses, so you’re pretty much in a good position GPA wise,” he said. “South Broward High School, which is an Ace Program school, and each Ace class is a college credit. At the same time, they offer AP courses and at the same time they offer Broward College courses.”

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