CHARLESTON — On his 46th birthday, Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. officially earned his high school diploma.
Now, saying age is just a number, the Logan County native and former winner of “America’s Got Talent” is encouraging others to do the same.
Murphy has partnered with the West Virginia Department of Education’s Office of Adult Education to be the face of the office’s “Never Too Late to Graduate” campaign. The initiative is personal for Murphy, who went back to school and obtained his diploma last year.
“The process was weird because now you’ve got to put your mindset in high school and I’m 30 years away from that,” Murphy said. “I found it very interesting, and the more that I was in it, I loved it.”
Murphy dropped out