Nick Cannon is a special kind of multi-talent that many can only dream of matching. An actor, a singer, a rapper, a comedian, and father of many children are just some of the jobs he can resume, and all the TV shows he’s hosted without. Now, Canon can add something else to that extensive list of achievements: college graduation.
Nick Cannon finishes school during pandemic while no one is watching
black enterprise Report on Canon’s graduation from Howard University. The star had been attending classes since 2016 and eventually graduated after four years with a BS in Criminology and the Administration of Justice, plus a minor in Africana Studies.
Back in 2016, many wondered why Cannon chose to go to college in the first place. In response, he quoted Nelson Mandela’s famous statement, “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” Overall, he hoped that earning a degree would help him better himself and the people he influences. He also added how he always strives for personal growth and new challenges, as well as how much respect he has for Howard, especially because of how many of his friends and colleagues have graduated from the institute.
On the day of graduation, he could not walk because of the pandemic. However, he did get to give a commencement address to the rest of the class of 2020 in a virtual ceremony. As abc Reportedly, Canon felt it was a bit “weird” to give a speech on such a computer, but did his best to inspire and respect the rest of the graduates nonetheless.
Canon plans to return soon for more
A four-year degree isn’t where Canon wants to stop with its education, though. On his Instagram, the star not only announced his graduation, but said that he wants to do even more. “Masters and PhD is next!” He wrote next to a video showing off his hat and gap.
However, that was all he had to say about his higher education plans. Overall, he is a great example of how no one is too old to earn their degree. Whether you’re 18 or, like Cannon, nearing 40, you can still achieve your dreams.
Overall, they had a very eventful quarantine
However, Cannon’s achievements don’t stop at the school. Throughout 2020 and well into 2021, he has been busy with all kinds of projects. He worked on his own podcast, released music videos, dabbled in poetry, and became involved in racial justice protests during the summer. He also helped deliver 2000 meals to members of his local community as part of a charity event in December.
Later in 2021, he is set to continue hosting masked singer. He will resume production on his show wild ‘n out Later in the year. He is also coming back for another session of his day time programme, nick cannon show (not to be confused with more than a decade old).
His personal life has also been very eventful in the last two years. In December, he and model Brittany Bell announced the birth of their daughter, Golden. Then six months later in June, Cannon welcomed twin sons Zion and Jillian into the world with their mother, DJ Abbey de la Rosa. Sometime later that month, he and model Alyssa Scott’s son, Zane, was also born. Between the two children was his previous child with ex-wife Mariah Carey and Bell, bringing the total of the Cannon clan to seven, who, if his previous observations are to be believed, would eventually add even more.
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