Over the weekend Nick Cannon shocked his fans by claiming to be an incoming freshman at Howard University [click here if you missed that].
Nick confirms enrolling in school and explains why he chose Howard...
Nick Cannon tells ET Online,
"Nelson Mandela once said, 'Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world,' and with that said I have officially enrolled at Howard University."
"I am always seeking new challenges and continual growth and decided to obtain my first college degree from an institution that had a proven legacy of producing great minds. I have friends, mentors and colleagues who attended Howard University. I have heard about the famed Howard Homecoming since I was a kid growing up in California and knew that Howard would be the perfect place for me to further my education. I look forward to this new journey in my life and am excited about the possibilities ahead."