Best of the Bronx: Eagle Academy valedictorian Brenton James accepted to 21 colleges

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The valedictorian will enter the Ivy League at the University of Pennsylvania in the fall.

A high school valedictorian in the Bronx has set a high bar for underclassmen to live up to.

Brenton James, also known as King James, is not only leaving the Eagle Academy at the top of his class with an advanced Regents diploma, but he's also the first person in the history of the school to be headed to an Ivy League university.

James will attend the University of Pennsylvania, but...

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