THE HBCU POWER AWARDS TO HONOR
JADA PINKETT SMITH DURING SPELMAN-MOREHOUSE-CLARK ATLANTA HOMECOMING, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20
Live performance by RCA recording artist H.E.R
Co-hosted by Derek “Fonzworth Bentley” Watkins, Jessica White, and Deon Cole
(ATLANTA) – October 10, 2017 – The HBCU Power Awards has announced that actress, singer-songwriter, director and philanthropist Jada Pinkett Smith will receive the “Icon Award” at this evening of excellence on Friday, October 20, 7PM at Morehouse College (Martin Luther King Jr Chapel – 830 Westview Dr SW, Atlanta GA 30314).
Smith joins an impressive list of honorees, including: Coltrane Curtis (founder, Team Epiphany), Kyle Hagler (president, Next Management), Nzinga Shaw (Chief Diversity Officer, Atlanta Hawks), Keinon Johnson (VP, Urban Promotions, Interscope Records), Phylicia Fant (SVP, Publicity, Warner Bros Records), Beverly Anderson (EVP, Cards & Retail Services, Wells Fargo) and Rob Rumley (Chair, Atlanta Housing Authority).
Sponsors of the 2017 HBCU Power Awards include Morehouse College, the Atlanta Hawks, Radio One, Wells Fargo, Morgan Stanley, Experience Grands Rapids and the Lowman Group/ dba the Athletes Foot.
Ticket prices start at $20 and are available at HBCUPowerAwards.com.