The famous boxing promoter that coined the catch phrase “Only in America,” probably never saw a more appropriate moment to use it than right now. Mr. Mouth Almighty Tongue Everlasting ain’t satisfied ‘less somethin’s happenin’ is getting ready for his big day, not making announcements in a boxing ring, but on a college campus in preparation for commencement.
That’s right! Don King is getting ready to strut his regal stuff to the podium at New York College of Health Professionals and receive a Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, according to USA Today.
Don King has been a major contributor to the United Negro College Fund and numerous charities for many years and because of his philanthropy (and his gift of loquaciousness), the college thought he’d be a perfect fit for this year’s commencement exercises on May 6.
Read more here. This is sure to be the college’s most entertaining graduation ceremony yet.