It’s often hard to juggle it all, from being a parent to working to also studying and staying on top of other obligations and sometimes, one will get in the way of the other and everything seems to fall apart around you.

Take for example Morehouse College senior Wayne Hayer, who didn’t have childcare available to care for his baby and could have missed class because of it but instead decided to take the baby to class and mathematics professor Nathan Alexander was there to step in.

When Hayer was texting his wife about the childcare issue, the professor had an idea.  “Our goal is to instill leadership in our students,” he said in an interview with The Washington Post on Sunday. “I want to be a model of that, and I think Wayne is a model of that. He was focused on his academics in spite of everything else he had going on.”

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