Jill Scott Happily Accepts Her Honorary Doctorate From Temple University [Video]

Posted by on May 17, 2014

Jill Scott gets doctorate from Temple University.

Jilly from Philly is now Dr. Jill Scott to you. A la Diddy at Howard University, Jill Scott recently got an honorary doctorate from her alma mater Temple University. She received the Doctor of Humane Letters degree for her charitable contributions in the art and music field and was ecstatic about it.

“This is big,” she said at the beginning of her speech. “This is so big. This is such an amazing moment in my life.” Jill went on to talk about struggling to work through school, having her son against the odds and how the graduates are beacons of light. She even dusted off her shoulders one time. Go ahead, ma’am!

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