“Don’t want it, Do it,” 99-year-old college graduate declares


Doreetha Daniels, a Los Angeles County resident, has earned her associate of arts degree at the age of 99 at the College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita after 6 years and countless hours of hard work. Her journey has been
wrought with personal difficulties, from multiple strokes to sight and hearing issues to the revocation of her driver’s license.


She also battled to keep up in intensive subjects, such as college-level math and statistics, becoming a regular at the Tutoring & Learning Center. In a statement, Daniels advised prospective students: “I did it. I did it. Don’t give up. Do it. Don’t let anybody discourage you. Say that, ‘I’m going to do it,’ and do it for yourself.”….. she added dt she had no time for any romantic relationship all through her studies. It was jst her n her books…..

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