BOSTON, MA—In what he claims as a selfless act for noble cause, 21-year-old college graduate George Lockhart told reporters Thursday that he renounced all possessions except his trust fund so he can travel the world.
“I want to see the world while I’m still young,” said the Harvard grad as he upgraded all of his flights to First Class. “Honestly, I don’t need much to survive. As long as my trust fund transfers $20,000 into my bank account every month, I should be good.”
When his friends asked about his post-travel employment plans, George remained committed to staying away from the 9-to-5 life, saying how a job prevented him from pursuing his dream of using his trust fund to its fullest potential.
“I’m just not a big fan of the monthly paycheck,” said George, adding that he lost interest in money when he started making seven figures working at his father’s hedge fund. “When you think about it, money is merely an abstraction, a concept created by our capitalistic system to tie people down. It’s just paper.”
Before boarding his first flight to Fiji, George announced at press time that he intends to travel for as long as financially possible, which — according to him — is “the next fifty years.”