Nick Cannon has confirmed his fall enrollment at Howard University, citing Nelson Mandela as inspiration for his new journey.
The America's Got Talent host tells Entertainment Tonight in a statement, "Nelson Mandela once said, 'Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world,' and with that said I have officially enrolled at Howard University."
"I am always seeking new challenges and continual growth and decided to obtain my first college degree from an institution that had a proven legacy of producing great minds. I have friends, mentors and colleagues who attended Howard University."
Cannon continues, "I have heard about the famed Howard Homecoming since I was a kid growing up in California and knew that Howard would be the perfect place for me to further my education. I look forward to this new journey in my life and am excited about the possibilities ahead."
Nick, who shared a photo Saturday revealing his first day as a Howard Freshman, recently referenced his bi-coastal commute via Instagram, posting a photo of him on an plane. "Turning these Airplanes into School Buses!" he wrote.
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