Nick Cannon, College, Howard University


Though he already has actor, musician, television host and even parent on his resume, Nick Cannon can now officially add college student!

Yes, the 35-year-old is headed back to school, attending Washington D.C.'s Howard University as a freshman and expecting to graduate in 2020.

Cannon took to Instagram to share a photo standing in front of the university's sign, captioning the pic, "YOU KNOW!!!!! #HU2020."

He added, "My First Day as a Freshman!!! Howard University Class of 2020."

He also shared another photo with the message, "Education is power, knowledge is wealth ," which he captioned, "Money Power Respect... Education Over Everything!! #EOE #Ncredible."

A photo posted by Nick Cannon (@nickcannon) on

Cannon graduated from high school in 1998 and built up an impressive resume in the entertainment industry ever since, but he isn't alone in his endeavors to go back to school after making it big.

In fact, other many other celebs—like Emma Watson and James Franco—have also juggled school, work and fame in Hollywood.

Check out 17 more stars who went back to school after getting famous in the gallery below!

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