LaLa Anthony Hopes Her Son Kiyan Attends An HBCU

Written by on May 29, 2021

LaLa Anthony is aware of first-hand the worth of attending an HBCU, so it’s no shock she desires her son to expertise one thing related.

On Thursday (Could 27), the 39-year-old actress and Howard alum spoke with the PEOPLE Every Day podcast about her partnership with McDonald’s and the corporate’s Black & Positively Golden Scholarship Program that helps HBCU college students safe cash for school. Through the interview, Anthony stated she hopes her son Kiyan, 14, additionally chooses to attend an HBCU.

“He is simply beginning highschool within the fall so we began serving to him with selecting his highschool, which is de facto good as a result of it prepares him to grasp the method with regards to selecting a school for himself,” LaLa stated of her son, whom she shares with NBA star Carmelo Anthony.

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She added: “I might positively inform him, and he is aware of what an amazing expertise I had at Howard and understands the significance of HBCUs, and if that is the proper match for him with what he desires to do, I might help it. However I’ll positively proceed to let him know what a tremendous expertise I had and the way I believe it may very well be a tremendous expertise for him as nicely.”

The McDonald’s initiative, which has partnered with the Thurgood Marshall School Fund (TMCF), is taking submissions online till June 7 for $500,000 value of scholarships.


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