Ryan Barrett (Georgia Lottery Corporation)
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A Roswell college student can rest easy after winning a $250K jackpot during a recent Mega Millions drawing.
Ryan Barrett, a Georgia Perimeter College sophomore, matched the first five numbers from the November 6 drawing.
According to a release from the Georgia Lottery, Barrett will use his winning to support his education.
"This will be savings for college," Barrett shared with the GA Lottery. "I may spend extra on Christmas presents."
Barrett discovered he'd won while checking the results on the Georgia Lottery's website. He bought the winning ticket at the Exxon Food Mart at 4780 Alabama Road N.E. in Roswell.
"I'm pretty excited," Barrett exclaimed.
Barrett's winning numbers were: 3,5,13,32 and 35.