Across the world, millions of people are struggling to settle their student loan debt. In America, It has become a crisis for millions of citizens. Data shows that about 44.7 million Americans have outstanding student loan student, amounting to $1.86 trillion.
Social media influencer Jayla Brenae has gone viral after paying off her husband’s student loan debt as a Christmas present. In a post on Instagram, she revealed that she wanted her husband to go into 2022 debt-free.
According to her, from the beginning of their relationship, the husband talked about his student loan debt like a dark cloud hovering over him. Besides that, she watched him work two jobs in order to provide for the family and also settle his student debt but because of the pandemic, he now has no work.
“We started the beginning of this year with a look at our finances and debts. It was our desire to go into 2022 closer to being completely debt-free,” Brenae shared in the post. “My husband from the beginning of our relationship has talked about his student loans being like a dark cloud hovering over him and now his family.
“He started to work a second job to make sure we were okay. He did everything he could to grant that desire of my heart. Fast forward to today where I can finally thank him for it all and grant the desire of his, and mine.”
In 2019, Brenae made the decision to be a stay-at-home mom to pursue a career in lifestyle content creation, an idea she said her husband fully embraced. And to reciprocate her husband’s love and loyalty, she decided to pay off his student loan debt in full.
The gift was enclosed in a heartwarming message to her husband: “You are student debt-free baby and we are a step closer to being a debt-free family!”