Nas Supports Higher Education by Creating the 'Nas Scholarship Fund'

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He’s achieved an abundance of success, and now he wants do his part and help see today’s generation do the same.

Nas, real name Nasir Jones, has collaborated with the educational company Koru, to assist graduates with the transition of finding their career path by providing job training and placement.

The ‘Nas Scholarship Fund’ will provide students with financial aid and the chance to have Nas as their real world coach.

Nas said in an official statement:

“I’m inspired to support Koru participants because I know how hard it can be to carve out your path and purpose in life. It takes conviction, hard work and the right network. The young people going through Koru are gritty, book smart and street smart. The Koru program gives them an opportunity to put those smarts to work. I can’t wait to work directly with them and share what I’ve learned through my own life experiences.”

The rapper dropped out of school in the 8th grade.

Find out more information on the Koru website.

 

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