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51-year-old Anthony Anderson graduates from US university, set out to outshine his 22-year-old colleagues

Anthony Anderson, a 52-year-old American actor, received his bachelor’s degree from Howard University in Washington, D.C.

The Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts at the university is where Anthony Anderson received his Bachelor of Fine Arts. Anthony claims he celebrated his accomplishment in a club close to the university with his son Nathan and other Howard alumni.

He opined that he was not going to be outpartied by his 22-year-old colleagues. “I celebrated by going to a club called ‘Brooklyn’ on U street with my son, my best friend Jerry a.k.a. ‘Skinnyboy’ and several HU 2022 graduates,” he says. “We partied ’till 4 a.m. and for the record, I still got it! I was not going to be out-partied by a bunch of 22-year-olds!”

Anthony explained that he was slightly nervous on his graduation day as the thoughts of the possibility of some officials stopping him from graduating crosses his mind. “I thought as my name was being called, some school official would come over to me and say, ‘We’re sorry to inform you at this late moment but you’re one credit short, so we’re not going to be able to let you walk across the stage,’ or that I failed my final exam in one of my classes,” he said.

However, those concerns did not come to pass as he graduated with his degree with honours. He was encouraged to pursue a higher degree by his son, Nathan. “My proudest moment is a sense of completion. Finishing what I started almost 35 years ago,” he explains

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