[youtube id=”mmYa1efvt08″]Queen Latifah was presented with an honorary doctorate from Rutgers University this past Monday. The proud New Jersey native and hip-hop icon also gave the commencement speech to the graduating class. She credited the life lessons she learned in her hometown for inspiring her achievements. Dr. Owens will celebrate 30 years in the entertainment business with her first performance at the Essence Music Festival this year.
Say hello to the Honorary Dr. Dana Owens 🎓 Thank you Rutgers University and congratulations to all of the graduates of the class of 2018! pic.twitter.com/PZ6XPyECey
— Queen Latifah (@IAMQUEENLATIFAH) May 14, 2018