National College Signing Day (May 5) brought out the celebrities and influencers as they encouraged youth to pursue higher education.
But the day wasn’t complete without some of the biggest stars showing love for their alma maters!
From Michelle Obama — who created the day under her White House “Reach Higher” initiative — to Jidenna, these celebs are pushing for students to commit to education and inspiring graduates to share the pride they feel about their college choices.
Check out some of our favorite shout-outs below!
The Princeton alum (and former First Lady) created College Signing Day under her “Reach Higher” initiative. Always an advocate for education, Mrs. Obama hosted MTV’s College Signing Day event this year.
Robin Roberts, Tamron Hall, Soledad O’Brien
The Holy Trinity of Journalism! Robin Roberts, Tamron Hall and Soledad O’Brien pose for the ultimate Black Girl Magic photo.
Nick Cannon may be new(ish) to the campus of Howard University, but he’s always ready to rep his school.
Did you know that Jidenna was accepted into Harvard University before he decided to attend the prestigious Stanford? The ‘Classic Man’ singer studied sound engineering and ritualistic arts before pursuing a career in music.
She may have earned a degree in sculpture, but the model/DJ/entrepreneur has many skills.
Robin Roberts, Tamron Hall, Soledad O’Brien, Luvvie
ESSENCE Woke 100 cover star Luvvie reps her set with the Holy Trinity of Journalism.
We’re not judging Luvvie for pushing for education!
Former Vice President Joe Biden and wife Jill may be out of the White House, but that doesn’t mean they’ve stopped advocating for education! The two are pictured here in the electric blue of University of Delaware.