College student shocks his grandparents by paying off their mortgage”¦ and much more


Two proud grandparents were moved to tears when their hardworking grandson presented them with a large check to pay off their mortgage.

But Stefun Darts didn’t stop there. The teen from Houston, Texas, also gave his grandparents a vacation to the Bahamas.

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An inspirational gift

His grandparents cried tears of joy when he presented the $15,000 check and surprise vacation.

“I couldn’t believe it,” Marilyn Roberts, Stefun’s grandmother, told KHOU. “To have a grandson like that is a blessing.”

Stefun is a full-time college student and works a full-time job, all while running two small non-profits.


For more than two decades, Stefun’s grandparents have been paying their mortgage. They were scheduled to finish paying for their home in another four years.

“He’s a very special kid and I just love having him in my life,” said Cecil Roberts, Stefun’s grandfather.

 Stefun says he genuinely loves making other people happy.

“To see tears of joy, to experience that in a lifetime, it’s like, how many people can say that?” said Stefun

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