22 Celebrities You May Not Have Known Attended an HBCU

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Common
Rapper Common attended Florida A&M University on scholarship and studied business administration.

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Will Packer
Filmmaker Will Packer graduated magna cum laude from Florida A&M University with a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering.

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Diddy
The music mogul and entrepreneur attended Howard University while he interned at Uptown Records.

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The Rev. Jesse Jackson
The civil rights activist and minister attended North Carolina A&T University after transferring from the University of Illinois. It was at the North Carolina college where he became involved in the Civil Rights Movement.