JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A college in Mississippi celebrated “Will Smith Day” with none other than Will Smith.
The actress and entertainer recently visited Tougaloo College to speak with mass communication and performing arts students, WAPT-TV reported.
The station reported that his visit was a favor to Tugalou graduate Aunjanue Ellis, with whom he co-starred in the movie ‘King Richard’.
“Today was Will Smith Day at Tougaloo College.” said Carmen Walters, president of Tougaloo.
“Our students were able to interact with Mr. Smith in a private environment,” said Walters. “This is the first visit from many producers who are helping to launch our new program in filmmaking and filmmaking.”