School Daze Pt. Two: 9 Black Celebs (And One Swirly Star) Who Got Their Ivy League On

- By Bossip Staff Categories: A "Lil Positivity", News

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Now that y’all have scoped the Black Ivy steez that is being promoted via the “black dandy” style movement, we figured why not follow up on our Black stars who went to college post by introducing you to some actual former Black Ivy League students who just happen to be celebrities? Shouts to BlackEnterprise.com for compiling this list which we’re more than happy to share.

Check out the brainiacs when you continue…

Sanaa Lathan

SANAA LATHAN
Yale University
BA, Drama
Class of ’95

John Legend

JOHN LEGEND
University of Pennsylvania
BA, English
Class of ’99

Bob Johnson

ROBERT “BOB” JOHNSON
Princeton University
MA, Public/International Affairs
Class of ’72

Rashida Jones

RASHIDA JONES
Harvard University
BA, Religion and Philosophy
Class of ’97

Angela Bassett

ANGELA BASSETT
Yale University
BA, African-American Studies
Class of ’80

hill harper

HILL HARPER
Brown University
BA, Theatre
Class of ’88
Harvard University Law School
MA and JD, Public Administration
Class of ’92

Hill was also a classmate of Obama’s at Harvard Law

Tyra Banks

TYRA BANKS
Harvard University
BA, Business
Currently attending

Ryan Leslie

This guy even delivered the graduation speech at Harvard when he was only 19!

RYAN LESLIE
Harvard University
BA, Government and Economics
Class of ’98

Joy Bryant

JOY BRYANT
Yale University
Did not finish

Courtney Vance

COURTNEY B. VANCE
Harvard University
BA, History
Class of ’82
Yale University
MFA, Drama
Class of ’86

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