HBCU Love: These 11 Celebrities Attended Florida A&M University

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Ni'Kesia Pannell Oct, 19, 2017

Commonly known as FAMU, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is known for delivering irreplaceable experiences and valued education.

While the band, athletics department, and sororities and fraternities have all gotten their shine, the university is also known for producing top-tier African-American architects, being ranked as one of the top school’s in America in multiple publications, and — for many years — ranked as the second highest baccalaureate-origin institution of U.S. black male doctorate recipients.

The only public HBCU in the state of Florida, FAMU has provided opportunity for people of color since its inception. Offering an experience unlike any other, the prestigious university has produced quality scholars, astonishing athletes, and incredible entertainers.

Although there are many who could make this list, here are 11 celebrities who were once enrolled at the college.