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Ayan Robinson, a sophomore at Tuskegee University and freshman Lauryn Williams of Xavier University, are two Atlanta natives who both received the scholarships.
Four recipients are Morehouse College students: Latron Fleet, Iyvor Hypolite, Wayne Fuller and Willie Smalls.
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Spelman College students Casey Adams and Briana Hardison, plus Clark Atlanta University freshman Jada Taylor, were also awarded with Hart Charity scholarships.
Hart held a surprise event for the winners in Los Angeles Monday, and even snapped a photo with the winners, giving a special shout-out to students from his hometown of Philadelphia.
“Education and knowledge are powerful,” Hart said in a statement. “I just wanted to do my part in providing opportunities for our future leaders, especially from my Philly hometown, and show support for HBCUs. This is just the beginning; trust me when I tell you there are a lot more kids who want to go to college who don’t have the money to make it happen.”
This is Hart’s second time making a donation to UNCF. In 2015, the comedian gave the organization $100,000 to support four students’ college educations.
You can find a full list of recipients at uncf.org.