(CNN)Micheal Brown stared at the acceptance letter in front of him: It said yes.
He applied to 20 of the best colleges and got a full ride to all of them
So did the next one. And the one after that.
The 17-year-old from Houston applied to 20 of the best universities in the US. He was admitted to every single one with a full ride and $260,000 in additional scholarship offers.
"It's something I'm proud of because I see my hard work paying off, determination paying off, sacrifices paying off," the student told CNN.
Of those 20, he listed his top eight choices as: Harvard, Princeton, Northwestern, Yale, University