League of Legends pro player ZionSpartan has just graduated high school and is ready to jump to the LoL scene full-time. Five years ago his teachers, schoolmates and parents would have laughed at the idea. Today they treat him like a champion.

This video, part of the LoLChampSeries, demonstrates how eSports like League of Legends are gaining more and more mainstream acceptance every day. Yesterday's internet handle is today's sports hero nickname, transforming mild-mannered Darshan Upadhyaya in the hero they call ZionSpartan. It's pretty inspiring.

Even his teacher calls him ZionSpartan [YouTube]

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