Earlier this year T.I.‘s sister Antoinette “Precious” Harris Chapman passed away and now the rapper is honoring her legacy with a new scholarship program. Partnering with VH1 and the United Negro College Fund, T.I. announced the Precious Chapman Scholarship Fund during the annual Dear Mama: A Love Letter To Mama ceremony.
Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions).
“My sister Precious was a single mother, who worked to make life better for her children and everyone she encountered,” he said, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. “In the spirit of that, we are awarding a deserving student a scholarship in my sister’s name.” The site reports that this year’s $25,000 prize went to Tierani Scott, who is a single mother and junior at Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas.
May Precious rest in peace.
Sign Up For Our Newsletter!
ALSO TRENDING ON RICKEYSMILEYMORNINGSHOW.COM:
- RHOA Star Eva Marcille Is Pregnant With Baby No. 3! [PHOTOS]
- New Evidence Surfaces In Brittney Taylor’s Case Against Remy Ma
- Nipsey Hussle’s Sister’s Guardianship Request Over Niece Denied By Judge
T.I. Honors Late Sister Precious Chapman With New Scholarship Fund was originally published on hiphopwired.com