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I love watching young people decide to study at a historically black college, but it’s even more important when that young person is the child of a famous person. It is hypothesized that they can even avoid college education altogether while benefiting from their parents’ success. Spotlight these schools and help them get admission and fundraising in small but useful ways. Maybe that’s why everyone was so happy to see Donre Whitfield and his wife Sally Richardson Whitfield recently celebrate his daughter Parker’s choice to go to Spellman. not.
She’s the latest star kid to choose to start the next big chapter of her life in an HBCU. But there are quite a few people who attended, studied for a while, and graduated from these schools that you may not know. See 13 guys who made us all proud!
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Grammy-winning icon Toni Braxton’s youngest child graduated in 2021 and began her studies at Howard University that fall.
Rapper and actor Ludacris’ daughter (far right) attends Spelman College.
Marvin Sapp Jr.
The son of the gospel singer of the same name was a proud Morehouse man.
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The daughter of rapper Common, Omoye graduated from Howard University’s law school in 2022. Common said when sharing his only child’s major accomplishment, “It’s amazing that she graduated from her law school at Howard University in three years!”
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Funny guy Anthony Anderson’s son is a Howard alumnus. His success in college motivated his famous father to complete the studies he began with Howard over 30 years earlier.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s daughter had the support of her parents as she enrolled at Spelman College for the fall 2022 semester.
Taylor Ayanna Crawford
The daughter of gospel great Yolanda Adams graduated from Howard University in 2022.
Destin Tucker, the son of comedy-loving Chris Tucker, graduated from Morehouse in 2021.
The youngest child of Shaquille O’Neal and ex-wife Shawnee Henderson has decided to take his basketball talents to Tennessee State University in hopes of landing him in the spotlight for an HBCU. He said.
The eldest son of music greats Warrin and Erica Campbell, Christa will enroll at Spelman College in the fall of 2022.
Deion Sanders’ son, Shedeur, followed his father to Jackson State University, where he became the HBCU’s star quarterback. Like his father, he decided to follow his father back to Colorado and not return to the school’s football program.
Basketball star Hershey Miller, son of rapper Master P, chose to attend Tennessee State University. However, he left in 2021 and is currently playing for Louisville.
Okay, Cynthia Bailey and actor Leon’s daughter Noel didn’t graduate, but she spent some time at Howard University after graduating from high school.