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Hello, I'm Griffin. You might have seen me on Good Morning America in 2014 when I was coined the "Homeless Valedictorian." I am now a full-time civil engineer and the author of my first book Boundless: Choosing a Mindset for Lifelong Growth.

I wrote my first book to inspire a generation of students and I am using that platform to build a scholarship fund with a portion of the proceeds. If you are interested in supporting, please visit the Book or Donate tab. Thank you for visiting!


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The Boundless Scholarship is LIVE!

Published: April 21, 2023

The Boundless Scholarship is now LIVE! 

Any low-income high school senior with a 3.0 or higher GPA who is hardworking, curious, resilient, and has overcome adversity may apply for this scholarship. 

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Boundless Scholarship Fund

Published: January 13, 2023

The Boundless Scholarship Fund has moved GoFundMe to Bold! We are almost at our goal of $3,000! Once we reach the goal we will be able to share the criteria and open the scholarship for applicants. 

If you're interested in helping me reach my goal, visit the "donate" tab!

Book Cover Release!

Published: July 20, 2022

I am excited to share my book cover with the world! It sure has been a long time coming. I can't wait to publish in August 2022. 

Rich Conversations Podcast

Published: April 7, 2022

"Griffin Furlong joins us from Tampa, Florida where he works as a civil engineer, imagining the future of buildings and structures, approaching them like puzzles to be solved. His journey to where he is now is both unique and inspiring."

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Vision Times Article

Published: April 7, 2022

"Griffin treated his education as an important investment for the future, because he never wanted to live in poverty again. He shares his story to inspire others to do better, and asserts that his positive mindset was the key factor to his success."

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Photo Credit: Audrey Abram Photography

Epoch Times Article

Published: March 26, 2022

"In order to do anything, you must learn how to do something. . . education is one of the best investments you can ever make for your long term plan."

Photo Credit: Audrey Abram Photography

Karen Disapproves Podcast

Published: February 28, 2022

From homeless to engineer, the podcast explores the mind of a formerly homeless student who defied the odds and graduated valedictorian of his high school class.

Love What Matters Article

Published: January 10, 2022

Griffin shares his story and provides a sneak peek of his upcoming book on

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