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Travis Scott's Cactus Jack Foundation Partners With Parsons, Provides HBCU Students With Scholarships

There’s a certain magic that comes with giving back to the city that raised you and Travis Scott is no stranger to this as he continues to do the unthinkable for the youth through his Cactus Jack foundation. The Houston native just announced the launch in conjunction with Houston’s third annual Travis Scott Day, created to celebrate the rapper’s contributions to the city that raised him along with his successful Astroworld Festival. The foundation has agreed to a multi-year partnership with the New School’s Parsons School of Design along with the city of Houston, according to Complex. Their first initiative includes the kickoff of the HBCU Waymon Webster program named after Scott’s grandfather. “Waymon Webster was a Dean of Prairie View A&M graduate school,” said Scott in a press release. “My grandfather wanted me to take it all the way through college, I feel there is a power in education so to be able to give someone the opportunity to fulfill that dream as my papa thought for me...

Nov 19, 2020