Incarcerated rapper Turk recently reached a milestone while behind bars, as he approaches his pending release date.
The rapper reached out to AllHipHop.com, to reveal that he recently received his high school diploma.
Turk, who’s been incarcerated the past nine years, recently graduated from high school courses at Forrest City, Arkansas.
The accomplishment comes just one month before Turk is finally released from the federal prison facility.
Turk has served nine years in prison for a weapons violation conviction over a wild shootout in 2005, with Memphis S.W.A.T. Team members.
AllHipHop.com broke the news back in July that Turk will be released on October 12, 2012.
Turk, who was once a member of the popular group The Hot Boys along with Lil Wayne, B.G. and Juvenile, Is working on a new album as well as a screenplay about his life titled “Reckless.”
Check out this exclusive photo of Turk’s diploma below: