Generation Grit: Prosecutor from Normal (Tech) stream dared to dream that he'd become 'quite successful'

Mr Jason Chua decided to turn his life around when he was 16, and went from being a Normal (Technical) student who hung out with gangs to a law graduate. Today, the 29-year-old works as a prosecutor with a government agency.

It took the loss of his mother's job for Jason Chua to turn his life around. This is his story in our series on inspiring millennials.

SINGAPORE - Jason Chua never expected to make it to university. In fact, he never gave much thought to what he would do past secondary school.

At Stamford Primary School, he scored a dismal 151 points in the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE), which landed him in the Normal (Technical) Stream, for the least academically-inclined pupils.

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