Rion Holcombe in Google's new commercial. (Source: YouTube)
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -
An Upstate student who became internet famous after a video of him opening his acceptance letter to Clemson went viral is now featured in a Google commercial that premiered during the American Idol finale.
Rion Holcombe, a Dorman High graduate with Down syndrome, became an internet star after a video of him getting his acceptance letter for Clemson went viral, racking up more than 1.8 million views on YouTube.
"High school is a time of discovery. Figuring out a bit more about the world, yourself, and what you think the future might hold. Congratulations to the graduates, teachers, families, mentors and friends who are celebrating everything that's been accomplished these last few years, and who, like us, can't wait to see what's next," the description of the video reads.
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