High School Losers: What Happened to Them After They Left School?

Lessons learned from high school are sometimes forgotten and irrelevant. This is the case for many who were considered losers in their high school days. The individuals who were picked on, made fun of, or treated like outcasts have surprising stories about their lives after high school.

Some of the people who were seen as losers ended up being some of the most successful people in their field. Others ended up living completely different lives than what was expected of them. They were able to get out of their circumstances and live lives that surprised their old classmates.

These stories prove that anyone can achieve success and that high school popularity means nothing in the real world.

Here are some of the stories shared on Reddit:

  1. The individual who was seen as a loser in high school ended up being a very successful person. They were able to overcome their circumstances and achieve a high level of success. Despite being bullied in school, they remained passionate about photography and film. Eventually, they ended up with an Emmy for their work in news production. They are far and away the most successful person from their class and gets to do what they love every day.
  2. Another person mentioned being the typical high school "loser" with a trench coat they got out of a dumpster. They would get bullied daily, but they are now a professional special effects artist for costumes and sets and have even worked on movies and shows you'd have heard of.
  3. High school was a difficult time for many people, and for one person, it was no exception. They experienced poverty, loneliness, and difficult circumstances that led them to live in a van down by the river. But, after some time, they were able to find a better life for themselves and were able to get back on their feet.
  4. Another person mentioned that they were poor, lived in a trailer, had severe acne, and were picked on and expected to kill themselves. They ended up being a mechanical engineer, making more than the average household income, owning multiple sportscars, and being in excellent physical condition. They had plastic surgeries and turns girls down who approach them. Despite their circumstances, they were able to find success and improve their lives.
  5. Another person mentioned being a poor, lonely, and malnourished kid who was picked on in school. They ran away from home and went to their grandparents. They ended up making friends and joining the military. They are now a 61-year-old combat veteran and partially disabled but have a great life with a loving girlfriend and five cats.
  6. Another person mentioned being a "loser" who had a passion for writing. They would get made fun of for sitting alone and writing in their notebooks. They are now a published author of multiple books and is doing well in the explicit romance genre. They were not ashamed of their past and were proud to have found their path to happiness and success.
  7. Another person mentioned being a loser who had only a couple of friends and terrible grades. They spent most of their time gaming and were socially awkward. They moved countries, changed their personality, got into university as a mature student, hit the gym, took care of their appearance, and made many friends and a great girlfriend. They are now living a successful and happy life with no reminders of their past.
  8. Another person mentioned being an outsider and having few friends in high school. They ended up being a multimillionaire Bitcoin tech guy and was happy to have known him.
  9. Another person mentioned being the fat, awkward kid who is now rich, married with four kids, and has a good career. They mentioned that the guy with the lowest grades in their class is bouncing in and out of prison, and the guy who was doing hard dicks in high school is dead.
  10. The high school mascot is now in charge of a navy submarine in the Atlantic and may have started World War 3.
  11. Another person mentioned being the malnourished, abused, and neglected kid who wore dirty, torn clothes. They ran away from home and went to their grandparents. They made friends and graduated with a 3.6 GPA, joined the military, and are now a 61-year-old combat veteran and partially disabled but have a great life with a loving girlfriend and five cats.

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