A young and determined American man named Delante Sykes has proven to the world yet again that dreams do come true after studying for 11 years of his life to become a pilot.
Delante Skyes has dreamed of becoming an Aeroplane pilot since he was a kid. He shared images of himself being pictured trying to fly an Aeroplane at the age range of 2 years old. Delante who has ever since pursued his passion enrolled to learn the skill.
In 2017, he graduated from Ashbrook High School in Gastonia, North Carolina and immediately got enrolled to study Aviation at the University of North Dakota, United States. By 2020, Delante Skyes graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management with a 3.73 GPA and looked forward to flying.
He enrolled for Pilot training at the University of North Dakota from 2020 to 2022 until he became a Stage Check Pilot. Shortly after the completion of his required qualifications at the university, Delante Skyes got selected in the 1st round of the airline draft by American Airlines.
The young man took to his official twitter account to celebrate his feat.
11 years of prayer, planning, & perseverance!
Let me reintroduce myself: F.O. Delante’ “The Durag Pilot” Sykes 👨🏾✈️
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.””
Joshua 1:9 NKJV pic.twitter.com/8HtDKPS3oo
— D.Sykes (@Ta_Sykes) August 22, 2022