Keeland Rose's story is both heartbreaking and hopeful. He grew up with a mother who was addicted to crack and was homeless at age 17. After being kicked out of a series of foster homes, he ended up in jail three times. But Keeland doesn't feel defeated by his difficult childhood and the obstacles he continues to face, which include gang-related pressures and struggling to graduate.
"My dream is to be a famous rapper," he says, "To leave this world knowing I achieved something, that I made people happy, and that I made myself happy."
Watch the video above to hear Keeland tell his story, and visit the "Undroppable" YouTube channel for more videos.
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