On Sunday, he hosted the 3rd annual Black and White Ball, St. Louis’ premier celebrity gala party.
That’s when he announced the launch of the “Black and White Ball” Scholarship.
It’s a partnership between the Apple Bottoms creator, Lindenwood University’s Black Student Union and Plaza Motors.
- will be awarded to two students from Missouri and the St. Louis metropolitan area
- renewable for four years
- open to all incoming first-year students who meet the University’s requirements for admission
- recipient must demonstrate academic success and financial need
Ashanti, Jermaine Dupri, rapper Murphy Lee, R&B legend Ernie Isley, and NFL stars Steven Jackson, Orlando Pace, and Laurence Maroney were also guests at the ball.