Diddy Donates $1M Toward Howard University Students' Debt
Huffington Post - 5 months
Just because Sean “Diddy” Combs is a multimillionaire doesn’t mean he’s blind to the financial hardships college students face. The music mogul donated $1 million to Howard University students who have an outstanding tuition balance on Thursday.
During his Bad Boy Reunion concert in Washington, D.C., Diddy brought the historically black university’s president, Frederick A.I. Wayne, Ph.D., onstage and presented him with the check for current students “that can’t pay their financial aid.”
Diddy, who attended the college when he was young and received an honorary degree in 2014, wrote in an Instagram post that his education from Howard helped “to fuel my success in business and life.”
“This scholarship will make it possible for the next generation of leaders to pursue their dreams and achieve greatness,” the former Bison wrote. “I know that Howard students are intelligent, talented, passionate, and their hard work will shape the future. This gift will make sure the whole world
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