Rion Holcombe, 20-Year-Old with Down Syndrome, Gets Accepted Into Clemson (Video)

December 19, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Rion Holcombe, a 20-year-old man with Down syndrome, received a letter that was “his dream come true,” his mother said.

Holcombe gets super excited when he finds out that he was accepted into Clemson University.

Susan Holcombe said that Rion was accepted into Clemson LIFE, which is a special two-year-program for young adults with special needs.

The program enables them to experience college life, though it doesn’t have degrees.

Check out Rion’s reaction below.

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