Sibling rivalry usually comes with bickering and taunts — but in one household, it has turned into a friendly competition that has resulted in a stellar outcome.
Malik, Ahmad and Khalil Jones are triplets who attend Georgetown Day School in Washington D.C., and they have each earned major achievements in both academics and athletics.
The brothers, who all have a 3.7 GPA, have earned acceptance into some of the nation’s most prestigious schools and only have a few weeks to make their final decision.
The impressive trio credits their success to the discipline and work ethic instilled in them from their parents and the tough competition they have among each other.
“You can’t let the other person be better than you, because you don’t want to be the worst one right?” Khalil jokingly told NBC Washington. “So, it’s kind of like we’re always pushing each other.”
Their strong bond has encouraged the three young men to work hard and in turn, they have collectively accomplished great feats. Now, they have narrowed down their school choices but remain undecided between two Ivy League institutions: Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania.
Either way, the Jones’ brothers are definitely on a road to much success.
Malik said, “If one of them can accomplish something, then without a doubt, I can definitely do it, too.”
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