America's Got Talent host Nick Cannon begins degree at Howard University

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Nick Cannon Opens up About Going to Howard University and Reveals His Major!

Nick Cannon's got talent - and homework.

The host of America's Got Talent has begun his first year at Howard University. Nick posted photos on social media earlier this week of his first day on campus in Washington, DC.

He also posted a quote from Nelson Mandela, writing: "I'm ready!"

Nick said in a statement that he "decided to obtain my first college degree from an institution that had a proven legacy of producing great minds".

A spokeswoman for Nick declined to say what major or degree the 35-year-old actor-rapper is pursuing at Howard University.

Nick was back on the set of America's Got Talent on Tuesday.

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