Rapper Common attended Florida A&M University on scholarship and studied business administration.
Filmmaker Will Packer graduated magna cum laude from Florida A&M University with a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering.
The music mogul and entrepreneur attended Howard University while he interned at Uptown Records.
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.