DeKalb, IL — A pair of identical twins in Louisiana has received a total of $24 million in scholarship offers from more than 200 colleges and universities.
Denisha and Destiny Caldwell in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, plan to attend the University of California, Los Angeles, to pursue careers in the medical field.
"We started off competing against each other, and now we compete with each other," Destiny said, according to WBRZ.
Despite COVID-19 and online classes, the twins were able to get 2,000 hours of community service over the last four years. Denisha and Destiny said they hope their story will inspire more students to push themselves.
"Strive to be the best that you can be, the best version of yourself. Do not let the negativity get to you," Denisha said, according to WBRZ.