When College Senior Couldn’t Find Someone to Watch His Baby Daughter, Professor Lends a Hand


A professor is being praised for his simple, yet powerful act of compassion towards a students who was struggling to juggle his education with his parenting responsibilities last month.

Whenever he is not holding down two jobs, 26-year-old college senior Wayne Hayer studies kinesiology at Morehouse University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Additionally, he is a father to his 5-month-old daughter named Assata. Though his wife generally stays home to take care of their baby, she was left searching for someone to care for the infant while she ran errands last month.

Hayer had been in his mathematics class when she texted him about watching Assata the following day. Nathan Alexander, the mathematics professor, usually has a strict “no texting” rule in class – but when Hayer explained his dilemma, the 34-year-old educator invited his student to bring Assata to class.

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The next day, Hayer dressed his daughter in a pink onesie and brought her to class. Not only was Alexander happy to have the baby join in on the class, he also offered to hold Assata…

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