Seattle, WA – Kanye West gave a homeless man $100 earlier this week however apparently Beyoncé and JAY-Z simply one-uped him. On Thursday night time (October four), teenager Khairi Perry attended the Seattle cease on the ability couple’s On The Run II Tour and left with a $100,000 faculty scholarship.

According to the News Tribune, the once-homeless teen Perry obtained the funds from the BeyGood and Shawn Carter Foundations.

“Even after I bought older and began to grasp my scenario, I nonetheless didn’t ask questions as a result of I figured nobody might reply them,” Perry advised the Federal Way Mirror in 2017. “I’d attempt to discover a solution myself. When that was a useless finish, it was faculty and sports activities that have been there for me.”

Now a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School, Perry was not too long ago named the King County Youth of the Year for the Boys and Girls Club and earned a $2,000 scholarship consequently.

In the longer term, the aspiring chemical engineer hopes to attend the University of Oregon

Perry is one in all 11 highschool seniors from throughout the U.S. who got $100,000 scholarships from Hov and Beyoncé.

In a video posted on, Perry expressed his shock and gratitude.

“I’m so grateful. I really feel so empowered,” Perry mentioned. “I’ll have the ability to go to school. Any faculty I need … in case you have a dream, observe it.”