Griffin teen who helped elderly stranger graduates from high school

- A Griffin teen, who's random act of kindness went viral last year, graduated from high school over the weekend and celebrated his 18th birthday on Memorial. 

Senquavious Driver wrapped up his senior year at Griffin High School on Saturday. 

"We are proud of our senior," said Aunt Constance Sweet. 

Last October, Sweet shared a heartwarming story with FOX 5 Atlanta after her nephew helped out an elderly woman in need of help at a Dollar General. 

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"We were about to pull off and leave when she was trying to get out of her car, but she was struggling to get on the sidewalk," Sweet said. "She barely could walk."

Sweet told FOX 5 Digital Producer Katie Muse the woman almost fell and that's when Driver told his aunt he thought she needed some help, so he jumped out of the car.

"He helped her in the store and shopped with her and he walked her back out to her car," Sweet said. "She was only going in for a soda, but she barely could even get in the store."

The 81-year-old woman told the Griffin High School senior she had recently fallen, injuring her back and face. 

"I was in tears taking pictures because he didn't hesitate to help her, and that made my heart happy," Sweet told us. "I'm so proud of him because I know and love the lady that raised him, my sissy." 

Sweet said the elderly stranger was very appreciative and repeatedly thanked the young man. Driver's act of kindness quickly went viral, and he became an instant internet sensation. 

"What an amazing year," Sweet said. "We are so proud." 

Driver, who turned 18 on Monday, graduated high school with honors last weekend. He was also a member of Key Club, a Varsity basketball player and was crowned Homecoming King. In the fall, he plans on attending Albany State University. 

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