Proud mom rents out billboard to honor her teenage son in the best way

Proud Mom Rents Billboard to Honor Teenage Son

One proud New Jersey mother, Ovella O'Neal finds a unique way to honor her son, Aljelani "AJ" Igwe, for being a gentleman.

The single mother of six rented out a billboard to near her 18-year-old son's school. It read "A mother can't raise a man, but I raised a gentleman. We have the total package."

He will graduate from Leap Academy in Camden this week, and will attend Rowan University in the fall. She says she kept her son on the right track with strict rules like banning girlfriends, limiting cell phone use and having family dinners every night.

"Lead by example because if I can do it you can too," O'Neal said in an interview with Philadelphia's CBS 3.
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