Life threw lemons at her, she picked them, made lemonade, added sugar, honey and ice! One of the two survivors of 2005 Sosoliso plane crash, Kechi Okwuchi graduated with a First Class degree from University of Thomas Houston, Texas on May 16th, 2015.
Not only that, she was inducted into 6 academic honor societies, was the most Outstanding student for her major in Economics and has already been accepted into graduate school for her MBA.
Ms. Okwuchi survived the ill-fated Portharcourt bound flight which crashed on the runway and killed 107 people, including her close friend who was sitted next to her and late Pastor Bimbo Odukoya.
She was a student of Loyola Jesuit College at the time, a boarding high school in Abuja and was on her way home for the holidays when the crash occurred .
Nkechi has had more than 100 surgeries, including skin grafts in the US as a result of the severe burns all over her body. Doctors placed pins to support her hands but this didn’t stop her from reaching for greatness.
Kechi Okwuchi also gave an outstanding performance at this year’s America’s got talent.