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

- By Bossip Staff

Harvard Obama

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

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    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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    Comments

    • gonesh #6

      I applaud all these graduates as well as non ivy grads. ( shout out to any Vandy alums)
      Disturbing thing is . . . . .
      If this article were about chris brown , beyonce or swirling, there would be 80 comments !

    • gina

      YOU GO PRESIDENT OBAMA….bump.
      …….all those black congressional members with the shady made up online degrees, purchased from shady universities alleging life and work experience …plz did you really graduate high.school … made up degress shittz!

      Clueless idiots have the nerve to side with republicans!

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