On May 4th, Common gave the commencement address to the 2019 graduating class of FAMU.
The University also presented the former Alum with an honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts!
The MC, Actor, Activist & Philanthropist was there to speak to students from the College of Science and Technology, Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities and School of Environment.
Later on FB, he shared: “It was truly an honor. It was extra special because I attended FAMU. It was extra extra extra special because they presented me with an honorary doctorate degree! I was truly moved and inspired at the same time. HBCU’s are very special and necessary intuitions for the world! To the graduating class, you have been prepared and are more than ready to take on the WORLD! You got this! It’s in your DNA!”
More than 12,000 students graduated from the university this Spring!