Joseph Awinongya Jr
Joseph Awinongya Jr

Joseph Awinongya Jr the exciting young fighter with 7 x national boxing championships to his name has announced that he would like to become a medical practitioner once he hangs his gloves up. He has already moved a step closer to his dream after being nominated for the Joliet Chamber Scholarship award and gained admission to the Joliet Junior College.

Awinongya Jr has become one of the most exciting young boxers of recent years. The accomplished 7x national boxing champion who has received several honors over the years including being honored by USA Boxing, Illinois Association for becoming the 2020 National Silver Gloves Champion cannot hide his joy when he received the news of his admission the Joliet Junior college.

The exciting young pugilist who has taken the boxing world by storm and continue to make his family and fans proud wants to dedicate his future to medicine. After seeing the brave fight by nurses and Doctors against the COVID19 Pandemic and also seeing how the medical professionals helps children who have contracted HIV at no fault of theirs wants to become a medical Practitioner.

He therefore has taken nursing at the Joliet Junior College as his first step of achieving that dream of becoming a medical practitioner after he hangs the boxing gloves.

The 13-year-old boxer and arguably most written about juvenile boxers of his generation has currently been nominated for the Joliet Chamber Scholarship award and looking forward to securing same to pursue his future career after boxing.

Awinongya Jr who has become an inspiration to young people hopes this news will encourage other young people to follow their dreams. Since the news broke, the boxer has received a great deal of support from his fans. Some fans have commented that the young boxer continues to break the mold, and this latest news will help others to follow in his steps.

He says that he is also motivated and inspired by the tremendous support he receives from Alhaji Inussah Sally who is a businessman, a philanthropist and patron of Ghana boxing who plays a father figure in his life, Ghanaian celebrated boxer and boxing Hall of Fame personality Professor Azumah Nelson and Asamoah Gyan former Black Star skipper for their advice and support.

Bearing in mind the task associated with college education, Jojo as they affectionately call him has pledged and renewed his commitment not to take his eye off the ball for the 2028 Olympics whilst he studiously pursue his college education. He aims to win big at the Olympics and go on to win World titles before practising his chosen future career.

Source – Team Awinongya

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