20-year-old Florida man claims $450 million Mega Millions jackpot
Posted: Jan 12, 2018 1:06 PM CDT
TALLAHASSEE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A 20-year-old man from Florida has claimed the $450 million Mega Millions jackpot that was drawn January 5. The man chose the one-time, lump-sum of $281,874,999.
When asked what he was going to do with the money the man said, "I'm only 20, but I hope to use it to pursue a variety of passions, help my family, and do some good for humanity."
He said he wasn't surprised that he won and believes in the power of a positive mindset. He had a "feeling" he might win.
The winner called his brother on the night that he won and then told his dad over coffee the next morning.