Erik Vargas is a recent high school grad with stellar grades and college scholarships, and he's attending the University of Pennsylvania in the fall. He also recently received extreme backlash on Twitter after he admitted that he's an undocumented immigrant.

His announcement of this achievement and his immigration status is what started the trouble:

At first, he was thrilled to receive so many likes and such positive attention for the tweet. But that soon changed. Vargas had to delete the tweet after what he calls the "Trump Twittersphere" began flooding him with hateful comments and direct messages.

Sources: MTV News | U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services