Ralph Jones Jr., a brilliant 16-year-old who had his pick of colleges and chose Florida A&M University, chatted with The Root about why he went with a historically black school over an Ivy League, and the negative attention he’s getting for his decision.
“It does no good to think in any way negatively about yourself. Not even a little good. Besides, none of those thoughts were accurate anyway. Most of them were exaggerations, and some of them were completely “made up.” So tell yourself the truth about yourself: You are wonderful.”—Neale Donald Walsch (via yogachocolatelove)