Sign up for the TODAY newsletter

You have successfully subscribed to the TODAY newsletter.

Subscribe now and get trending stories, celebrity news and all the best of TODAY.

Once a homeless drug addict, he's now a college graduate

by Donna Freydkin / / Source: TODAY

Get the latest from TODAY

Sign up for our newsletter

Homeless, illiterate and addicted to drugs, Freddie Sherrill was on the verge of suicide – until he met pastor Steve Eason. On Megyn Kelly TODAY, the two men explain how Sherrill got sober… and got a college degree. The studio audience gives him a standing ovation, and Sherrill calls Eason “the father I never had.”

Get the latest from TODAY

Sign up for our newsletter
MORE FROM today