2019/7/5/Record-high-54-students-Summa-Cum-Laude-from-UP The Source: Jamie Lim and Leo Jaminola

The Source: Jamie Lim and Leo Jaminola

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The story of a University of the Philippines cum laude is inspiring netizens across the country.

Leo Jaminola's five year stint in the university did not come easy. He managed to juggle at least six jobs to survive. He became an encoder, transcriptionist, library student assistant, tutor, writer, and food vendor.

Leo tells us what kept him motivated.


UP also made history this year. 54 graduated summa cum laude — the most the school has ever seen for a single batch.

While all of the graduating students have inspiring and unique stories to tell, one of them stood out because she shared her shining moment with her father, PBA basketball legend Samboy Lim.

How did she manage being a student, athlete, and dutiful daughter? We sit down with Jamie Lim.