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Now-Famous Merritt Alumni “Master P” Comes Back!

15 August 2014

Master P

 

Former Merritt College business student and basketball star Percy Miller (better known now as  rap artist Master P) came back to campus on August 14 at the invitation of his coach Maurice Compton to talk to incoming basketball players. But he also ended up touring the campus and graciously having his photo taken with everyone who asked, including students, faculty, and even Merritt President Dr. Norma Ambriz-Galaviz.

Miller, whose family lives in Richmond, attended Merritt in the late ’80s and went on to found No Limit Records at the young age of 21. From there, his career took off, and besides his success as one of the top American rappers, he became an actor, entrepreneur, investor, author, filmmaker, producer, and philanthropist.

While on campus he was also introduced to faculty and staff participating in Flex Day activities and was later interviewed on video in Dean Lasana Hotep’s office talking about the importance of getting an education and the role Merritt College played in the start to his successful career. (The video will be posted on this website as soon as it is available.)

 

 

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