Bronx native bound for Oxford after winning Rhodes scholarship

Nov 26, 2013 1659

His road to success is taking him from the Bronx to Oxford University.
Harvard University senior Paolo Singer, 22, who hails from the Boogie Down, is among 32 American students to win prestigious Rhodes scholarships to study at Oxford, officials said Sunday.

He heads to England next year. "When they read my name, I was pretty stunned," Singer told the Daily News. "It was all a blur." The brainiac grew up in Morningside Heights in Manhattan and Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.

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