Jamie Foxx received an honorary degree from Jarvis Christian College. Foxx received the honorary doctorate from the historically black university in Hawkins for his activism and community service.
Foxx shared why it was so special for him to receive an honorary doctorate degree.
“Wow, there getting ready to take off and live their life in an incredible way and I had something to do with it, as far as giving them something encouraging to hold on to,” Jamie said.
The actor/singer/comedian stressed how important it is to not forget where you came from, telling the students coming back home was a privlege.
“With everything that’s we’re going through and things like that,” Foxx said. “If you can go back and stamp your flag of positivity, especially here at home, ain’t nothing like Texas.”