It's a full circle moment!
According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Anthony Anderson graduated this weekend from Howard University with a bachelor of fine arts degree.
The veteran actor left college nearly three decades ago, dropping out due to financial constraints. Despite achieving success in the entertainment industry and becoming a notable star, Anderson still decided to return to school to earn his degree, something he said has been a long time coming.
This past weekend, he finally earned that long-awaited accomplishment, graduating with a bachelor of fine arts degree from the Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts. Anderson took to social media to share the momentous occasion with his followers.
“To quote Biggie, ‘IT WAS ALL A DREAM!’ Words can’t begin to describe the emotional roller coaster I’m on right now. It’s literally been 30 years in the making,” Anderson wrote.
The Black-ish star posted a series of photos and videos from the celebratory day, including some with his peers, Howard Fine Arts dean Phylicia Rashad and commencement speaker, Taraji P. Henson, who received an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters degree, The Dig reports.
Anderson, who recently wrapped his eight-season comedy series on ABC, said his son Nathan getting accepted to Howard University ultimately inspired him to go back to school and finish what he started.
“Yesterday was a full-circle moment. It’s never too late! Things happen when they’re supposed to happen!,” said Anderson.
Photo Courtesy of Anthony Anderson/Instagram