TIFTON — The Bishop Alton Litman Foundation recently awarded its 2019 scholarship to Corbin Miles of Tifton, according to a press release.
Miles, the son of Gaye Corbin and grandson of Annie Jean Corbin, is currently a freshman at Valdosta State University majoring in communications with a focus on public relations. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree he plans to continue his education at Clark Atlanta University with a master’s degree in journalism to become a sports commentator for ESPN.
Miles graduated from Tift County High School in 2018. He has always dreamed of being a college student. While the majority of his family didn’t go to college, they influenced him to always succeed, strive for greatness and never settle for anything but the best.
Miles was very active in high school and maintained a B average in spite of his extenuating hardships and circumstances, the release states.
Growing up in a single parent home was not easy but he beat the odds and continues excel. His grandmother has been instrumental in encouraging him to become a successful person.
Currently he is active in college and is the vice president for Project Renaissance, a member of the African-American Male Initiative program and attends weekly seminars from public figures around Valdosta. He works so hard because he wants to make his family proud and one day influence the youth of tomorrow, the release states..
Miles and his family are grateful from the bottom of their hearts to the Bishop Alton Litman Foundation for this opportunity, the release states.